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California Home Detention GPS Ankle Monitor vs Jail

California Home Detention GPS Ankle Monitor vs Jail

AN NUYS (CBSLA.com/AP) — A state senator says California’s bail system punishes the poor, so he’s proposing a radical reform plan that would do away with monetary bail for most and take income into account for others to ensure poor suspects get an equal shot at freedom. Instead of requiring suspects to post bail, county officials… Continue Reading

Ten Myths About Alcoholism

Ten Myths About Alcoholism

 The 10 Most Damaging Myths About Alcoholism Alcoholism:  By definition, a myth is a widely held but false belief or idea. In the world of alcoholism and treatment, myths are dangerous because they can be determining factors in life and death situations. Be honest, how many of the following myths did you take for fact?… Continue Reading

Sex Offenders using GPS Ankle Monitor Commit Fewer Crimes

Sex Offenders using GPS Ankle Monitor Commit Fewer Crimes

An NIJ-sponsored research project examines the impact that GPS monitoring has on the recidivism rates of sex offenders in California. A study of California high-risk sex offenders on parole found that those placed on GPS monitoring had significantly lower recidivism rates than those who received traditional supervision. Researchers examined the effectiveness of using GPS to… Continue Reading

GPS Monitoring Practices

GPS Monitoring Practices

GPS Monitoring Practices in Community Supervision and the Potential Impact of Advanced Analytics By The National Criminal Justice Technology Research, Test, and Evaluation Center Published: 07/04/2016 The following has been reprinted from a January 2016 report by The National Criminal Justice Technology Research, Test, and Evaluation Center and prepared for The National Institute of Justice.… Continue Reading

Authorities Put GPS Tracker On Criminal’s Prosthetic Leg

Authorities Put GPS Tracker On Criminal’s Prosthetic Leg

GPS tracker was attached to suspect’s leg. But leg wasn’t attached to the suspect. When Dana Hamilton was fatally shot in Southeast Washington on May 19, the suspected shooter had what would seem an iron-clad alibi: a tracking bracelet secured to his leg after a previous gun arrest showed him in his apartment a mile… Continue Reading