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Parole alerts drop as Calif. refines GPS tracking

http://www.mercurynews.com/california/ci_23752033/parole-alerts-drop-calif-refines-gps-tracking. A flood of electronic alerts that was inundating California parole agents has dropped by half since The Associated Press first reported the problem two years ago. The alerts are generated by satellite-linked ankle bracelets strapped to paroled sex offenders. They send alarms when offenders tamper with the devices, stray into areas where they’re not […]

GPS tracking leads to arrest in Jefferson Parish smartphone robbery

GPS tracking led authorities to a suspect in the armed robbery of a Jefferson Parish-issued smartphone, and some low-tech detective work sealed the arrest. A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office detective who tracked the phone to a Terrytown business located one suspect by the dialing up the stolen phone in his pants pocket, arrest reports said. The […]

O.C. terminates GPS firm for failing to track probationers

O.C. terminates GPS firm for failing to track probationers August 02, 2013|By Anh Do   Probationers and defendants are often forced to wear electronic ankle… (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated…) After an internal audit revealed negligence, officials at the Orange County Probation Department have terminated a contract with a GPS monitoring service. The audit showed that […]

Another parolee cut off his gps device

Covina parolee accused of removing GPS ankle bracelet COVINA – Police arrested a wanted parolee with convictions for home-invasion robbery and auto theft early Tuesday on suspicion of removing a GPS tracking device, officials said. [important] They should have had our ReliAlert with the SecureCuff![/important] Our Parole departments don’t have a choice when it comes […]