Criminal Justice Archive

Does electronic monitoring work? The Laura and John Arnold Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts aim to find out.

Each year, millions of individuals—both defendants awaiting trial and convicted offenders—are supervised in the community, rather than in prison or jail. State and local criminal justice agencies must ensure that these individuals act lawfully and follow all community supervision rules. As part of this effort, many agencies use ankle bracelets, alcohol testing devices, and a … Read More