As of July 2010, The GDC Office of Professional Standards, in conjunction with local & federal law enforcement partners, have investigated or arrested approximately 800 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.
- On February 27, at Wilcox State Prison, visitor Lisa Mann entered the Wilcox State Prison perimeter with contraband. GDC Canine units searched her vehicle and found 8.6 grams of marijuana. Visitor Mann was arrested by the Abbeville Police Department.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.