Tag: electronic monitoring

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‘No Cash Bail’ Law Becomes First of its Kind in Illinois

In February of 2021, Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law making Illinois the first U.S....

Close Up of an Alcohol Monitoring Microchip
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When It Comes to Alcohol Monitoring, Scientists Want to Get Under Your Skin

Are James Bond-type alcohol monitoring microchips the next wave of monitoring technologies? Scientists at the University of California...

Electronic monitoring helps reduce jail costs
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California grand jury recommends technology to save on jail costs

More than half of the 600 pretrial inmates in San Mateo County, California, are in jail because they...

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Leandra’s Law: Closing interlock loophole runs aground in NY House

New York’s groundbreaking Leandra’s Law had its first official challenge last month when an offender sentenced to the...

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California law reduces oversight of parolees, will it cost more in the long run?

According to the Los Angeles Times, a little known California law has caused an astounding increase in the...

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Making a Difference: Small Town Maine Walks to End Domestic Violence

We Walk Like MADD, we Race for a Cure, and we also walk for electronic monitoring. At least that’s...

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NY State Takes the Lead in Closing Ignition Interlock Loopholes

Alcohol Monitoring Systems applauds the New York State Senate, and in particular the leadership of Senator Charles J....

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California’s AB109: Managing the impact at the county level

The San Bernardino County Sun ran an article today, "Local police feel weight of early prisoner release." The...

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Electronic Monitoring vs Jail: Milwaukee County Debates Merits of EM and Incarceration

Yesterday, an “All Politics” blog post by reporter Steve Schultze in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel covered a brewing...