The Third Way: An Agenda for Electronic Monitoring in the Next Decade

Caiado, Nuno
February 2012
Journal of Offender Monitoring;2012, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p5
The author discusses the electronic monitoring ( EM) of the U.S. prisons as EM is gaining traction in dealing with prison overcrowding, low cost of imprisonment and a high degree of control by the jurisdictions over the offender's actions and whereabouts. Information on new innovations in the EM industry and its applications is also presented. Current models for EM in the jurisdictions and the social context in which new models will need to evolve is discussed.


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