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A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Electronic Monitoring

Agencies using or looking into utilizing home detention will find this report interesting. This report presents the findings of home detention’s impact on offender flight, violations of probation, commission of new crimes, personal relationships, families, employment, and community reintegration. Sections following an abstract and executive summary include: introduction; review of the literature; electronic monitoring in Florida; a quantitative assessment; a qualitative assessment; and policy implications and discussion. Home detention reduces recidivism of offenders by 31%.