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The Electronic Monitoring of Adult Offenders
Oct. 31, 2006
The cost effectiveness of electronic monitoring as utilized in particular by Curfew Orders for adults and Home Detention Curfew is determined. Four parts follow the summary and recommendations: electronic monitoring is a key part of the criminal justice system; the equipment used for electronic monitoring is robust, but delays sometimes occur in taking action on breaches; in most cases, being on an electronically monitored curfew has a positive effect on curfewees' lives; and electronic monitoring could be used more cost-effectively.