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2011-01-20 11:20:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to increasing demand from segments of the corrections market for their SCRAMx alcohol monitoring system, Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc., (AMS) has formed a new Strategic Accounts division, focused on providing a delivery model for their technology to state and federal agencies and sheriff's departments, while growing strategic Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) partnerships within emerging new markets. SCRAMx...

2010-10-26 11:35:00

BISMARCK, N.D., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has selected North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem's 24/7 Sobriety Program as part of a nationwide study to evaluate the prevalence and impact of SCRAM continuous alcohol anklets. The 18-month study is focusing on best-practice SCRAM programs in an effort to help other agencies considering implementation of the technology. North Dakota's program, first approved by the legislature in...

2010-10-13 10:00:00

MISSOULA, Mont., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Judges in Missoula and surrounding counties are some of the first in the country to implement a new electronic monitoring program that combines home detention (or "house arrest") and 24/7 alcohol monitoring in one anklet. The program, known as SCRAMx, is said to be cutting incarceration costs as well as giving judges more options for keeping tabs on repeat offenders in both Montana's urban and rural areas. SCRAM (for Secure Continuous Remote...

2010-09-21 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has commissioned and launched an 18-month study focused on evaluating the current prevalence of SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor) technology in the nation's courts. The new study includes the identification of best-practice SCRAM Programs and the development of case studies to help other agencies considering use of the technology. SCRAM is an ankle bracelet, worn 24/7, that...

2010-08-13 13:19:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- When more than 1,000 probation and parole officers from across the U.S. gather next week in D.C. for the American Probation and Parole Association's 35th Annual Training Institute, many will be wearing -- and testing -- a technology that's taken center stage throughout the country in the last few months: the SCRAMx alcohol monitoring anklets. Known as Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitors, the technology has been in the spotlight recently, thanks to...

2010-03-16 11:19:00

TULSA, Okla., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- While Tulsa area courts have been using 24/7 alcohol monitoring anklets to monitor offenders since 2005, the Rogers County Felony Drug and DUI Courts are some of the first in the country to implement a new version of the technology, which includes both 24/7 alcohol testing and house arrest monitoring in the same anklet. The technology is called SCRAMx (for Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor), and it includes an ankle bracelet, worn...

2010-02-24 07:40:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Missouri Alternative Sentencing Services (EMASS) has announced that Saint Louis County Justice Services awarded their alcohol monitoring contract for the county's DUI offenders to EMASS and their transdermal alcohol sensors, known as SCRAM (Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitors). SCRAM includes an ankle bracelet, worn around-the-clock, that samples an offender's perspiration every 30 minutes in order to ensure compliance with court-ordered...

2009-10-15 12:27:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In the nation's first appellate decision on the use of SCRAM alcohol monitors as a reliable way to monitor criminal offenders for alcohol consumption, the South Dakota Supreme Court has issued a ruling that upholds the admissibility of SCRAM testimony and evidence under the standard established by Daubert v. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals. The opinion, filed September 16th, was in the case State of South Dakota v. Neal J. Lemler. The defendant,...

2009-09-24 11:29:00

LITTLETON, Colo., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- While a study released last week by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) indicates growing public support for the use of ignition interlocks on the cars of drunk drivers, a growing body of justice officials and policymakers say the trend is actually dealing with the people--not just the cars--when it comes to mitigating the social and financial costs of the DUI epidemic. The IIHS report indicates that two-thirds of their survey...


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