Electronic Monitoring (EM) and Global Positioning Satellite (GPS)
Defendants and probationers are supervised using technology to monitor them 24 hours a day. They have approved activities such as work, church, school, court and self- help appointments. Home and or worksite visits conducted randomly each week. EM can also be used punitively to "lockdown" defendants for any specified period of time.
Thermal Alcohol Detection (TAD)
Defendants and Probationers are supervised using technology to monitor their alcohol consumption 24/7.
with pending adult criminal charges; Defendants who can be effectively managed
in the community depending on risk and need assessments; and Defendants who have violated prior
pretrial release supervision are reviewed and may be appropriate for a higher
level of supervision.
Currently, Pretrial defendants are not charged any fees for participation in the program. However, defendants supervised on electronic monitoring pay nominal fees to defray program costs.