With almost 1,800 DUI arrests in 2016 alone, Lake County has the fourth highest rate of drunk driving in Illinois. To help combat this issue, the County recently launched a new alcohol monitoring program to ensure these types of individuals stay sober.
SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring
Funding challenges are usually the main reason courts and jurisdictions hesitate to add intensive alcohol and location monitoring into their programs. However, daily monitoring fees are a fraction of the cost of incarceration and electronic monitoring can help improve program and client outcomes and save money over time.
With over 56% of Americans planning to celebrate this year, it is no surprise that St. Patrick’s Day has become the fourth most popular drinking day of the year—but SCRAM CAM programs are helping clients enjoy a safe and sober holiday.
We continue to respond to the changing connectivity needs of EM programs with the development of our new SCRAM Wireless Base Station for SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring® (SCRAM CAM®) and SCRAM House Arrest®. The most modern option in base station technology incorporates Wi-Fi and cellular communications into a single device.
In an attempt to curb repeat DUI offenses, help high-risk alcohol abusers with sobriety, and protect community safety, officials in Jefferson County, Kentucky are welcoming the implementation of the Continuous Alcohol Monitoring Program or CAMP initiative.
This month authorities in northern England launched a sobriety tagging program for individuals who commit crimes while under the influence of alcohol. Administered by the Humberside, Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company (HLNY CRC), the program will use SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM CAM) in an effort to reduce alcohol misuse and alcohol-involved offenses. …
In a first-of-its-kind pilot for the U.K., the borough of Blackburn with Darwen in northern England is using SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring to achieve better outcomes among alcohol dependent service users, as well as in family law cases and domestic abuse cases.
The Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department, located in North Dakota, incorporated SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM CAM) into its 24/7 Sobriety Program several years ago. Individuals charged with, or convicted of, a second or higher drunk driving or alcohol-related offense must undergo alcohol monitoring.
The Hamilton County Corrections Department in Tennessee added SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM CAM) to their pretrial and probation program to counter alcohol-related crimes like drunk driving and domestic assault. The goal of the program is to deter re-offense while clients are being supervised.