• February 21, 2019

"Electronic bracelets is a great tool allowing for the safety of the victims, although they are still today largely underused", said the Deputy Prosecutor of Violence Against Women, Gracia Rodríguez.

  • February 12, 2019

When Portugal’s prisons exceeded their capacity by 7%, the Portuguese Ministry of Justice made the executive decision to eliminate the issue of overcrowding by providing the offenders with alternative sentencing which would allow for them to continue with their daily lives while ensuring the safety of society.

  • October 11, 2018

Attenti announced today that its electronic monitoring solutions were selected for an additional three-year term by the Spanish General Secretary of Penitentiary Institutions. The new contract includes a vast range of electronic monitoring solutions for the thousands of individuals currently on different levels of imprisonment in Spain.

  • September 17, 2018

In response to lethal cases of separation assault, a growing number of state legislatures have passed or are considering passing legislation that mandates or permits the electronic monitoring of domestic violence defendants — most recently with GPS tracking ankle monitors — to ensure they comply with judges’ stay away, protection or restraining orders.

  • August 20, 2018

New Zealand government tackles issue of massively over-crowded prisons.

Justice Minister launches criminal justice summit, marking the start of a major review in a bid to cut prison numbers.

  • August 12, 2018

Vermont police were able to get a location on the robber by using surveillance video and the GPS tracking device on his ankle.

  • July 02, 2018

Attenti today announced that its electronic monitoring solutions were selected for an additional term by the Florida Department of Corrections. This accounts for one of the world’s largest electronic monitoring programs.

  • April 12, 2018

Courts will impose electronic tagging for those found guilty of drink driving during Thai New Year Festival and after. Those monitored will not be permitted to leave their home at night.

  • April 07, 2018

Suspects and accused persons can be restricted to a certain location at specified time, as well as banned from being at certain locations and contact specified people. Electronic bracelets will be used to ensure the implementation of the measure in some cases.

  • March 28, 2018

The pilot was conducted with eleven low risk offenders. Its positive results will lead to fully integrating electronic monitoring into the custodial process.

  • March 20, 2018

On average prisons in Europe are close to their full capacity, with overcorwding reported in 13 out of 47 countries

  • March 12, 2018

According to a new study, cognitive abilities and self control were negatively affected after a few weeks of imprisonment.

  • March 08, 2018

The Consultation was published in order to receive views and opinions in preparation of a new Domestic Abuse Bill.

  • March 08, 2018

In an effort to tackle overcrowding, sentences up to six months will be mostly served with electronic tagging.

  • February 20, 2018

Following an overhaul of its bail system, New Jersey's pre-trial dropped by 20 percent, but there are still challenges to fully implement the program.

  • February 16, 2018

The law approved in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia introduces residence and contact bans, use of electronic bracelets for suspects of terrorism and the expansion of video surveillance.

  • February 13, 2018

Shanghai prisoners were permitted to temporarily leave prison to spend the five day holiday with their families, on the condition that they wear electronic monitoring devices.

  • February 12, 2018

Due to overcrowding, more than 200 inmates from Idaho were transferred to a correctional facility in Texas. Lawmakers doubt this move is sufficient to overcome Idaho's prisons overcrowding issue.

  • February 02, 2018

Sentencing reforms in the Netherlands has led to the closing down of prisons in recent years. Reforms included rehabilitation measures coupled with relaxed drug laws and use of electronic ankle monitors.