France abolishes jail sentences of less than one month

March 08, 2018

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

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  • February 21, 2019
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  • Karen Smadja

"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
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  • Karen Smadja

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
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  • Karen Smadja

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.