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REPORT: 1 In 4 GPS Trackers Worn By L.A. Felons Were Faulty

Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A state audit in California revealed faulty electronic monitoring devices allegedly allowed numerous dangerous felons to go unmonitored in Los Angeles...

The Scariest NSA-Gate Lesson: 'Private Citizen' Is Now an Oxymoron

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

In 1882, sensing an emerging age of secularism, Friedrich Nietzsche famously wrote, "God is dead." History proved him wrong, but although God is not yet dead, something else sure as hell is: Privacy.

Nearly 90,000 Alerts In Last 6 Months

Posted 04.25.2013 | Denver

Though last month it was announced that Colorado parole officers would be ordered to respond to alerts from parolees' electronic monitoring equipment ...

Smart Criminal Justice Policies Gain Momentum in Chicago, Cook County

Katy Welter | Posted 01.03.2012 | Chicago
Katy Welter

More than funding or legislation, we need our officials to work toward common goals. A fair, cost-effective criminal justice system can be achieved through a cooperative effort among city and county administrators.

University Introduces Electronic Monitoring Of Student Attendance

The Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Would students benefit from a bit more encouragement to get up in the morning for lectures? Academics in the US are debating a decision by Northern Ar...

Dart Backs Electronic Monitoring For Nonviolent Offenders

CBS2 | Kristyn Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In tough money times, when budgets are tight, Cook County taxpayers are paying more to jail some non-violent offenders who could be electronically mon...