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Homemade weapons found after sweep at Metro Corrections

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officers found homemade weapons during a sweep at Metro Corrections. 

The director launched Operation Safe Jail today. It's part of a thorough review of Metro Corrections. 

Officers from multiple departments show up and conduct a surprise search looking for banned items that may be used to harm inmates. The search included a detailed search of inmate living areas, gym space, and multipurpose rooms used by inmates. 

Officials say they identified gang members and found numerous items of contraband and homemade weapons.

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