A robotic arm for detecting drugs is being tested at Pik Uk Prison in Clear Water Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee

Tracking wristbands, video monitoring systems and drug-detecting robots – Hong Kong tests how to make its prisons ‘smart’

  • Correctional Services chief Danny Woo says new technologies can help ensure safety by detecting prisoners’ abnormal behaviour more efficiently
  • Wristband will allow officers to monitor inmates’ heart rates and whereabouts in real time
Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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A robotic arm for detecting drugs is being tested at Pik Uk Prison in Clear Water Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee
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