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2014-07-02 12:21:15

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act tackle repeat, hardcore offenders NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws are strengthening supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired offenders and...

2014-07-01 08:21:40

Amelia's Law, DUI Recidivism Reduction Act take effect July 1 NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As people head in to the July 4(th) holiday, well-known for DUIs and statewide sobriety checkpoints, two new tough-on-crime laws will go in to effect that will strengthen supervision and penalties for repeat drunk drivers, as well as other drug- and alcohol-involved criminal offenders. Officials believe both laws will help curb the behavior of high-risk, repeat impaired...

2014-06-26 23:04:30

Kyle McClamma Files McClamma v. Remon to Challenge whether a Probation Officer Can Interpret a Supervised Release Condition Forbidding Contact With Minors as Meaning He Must Vacate His Own Home Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 According to this Supreme Court petition, supervised release conditions are often listed on a "check the box" form where a judge can tick off the conditions applicable to an offense. However, when such a check box item becomes artfully interpreted by...

2014-06-24 08:35:28

Expansion makes Vigilnet one of the largest multi-state providers of monitoring technologies for criminal justice. OMAHA, Neb., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vigilnet America LLC, a provider of offender monitoring services to the criminal justice system, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Pennsylvania-based Mid-Atlantic Monitoring Services, LLC (MAMS), the largest provider of offender monitoring services in the Northeastern U.S. The acquisition makes Vigilnet America...

2014-05-28 08:36:40

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capita Technologies, a market leader in unified case and offender management solutions with over 10,000 users nationwide announced today that the company was selected by the State of Indiana to implement Capita's Corrections and Probation system. Capita CASE is a comprehensive state-of-the-art, web/cloud based criminal justice case management system which proactively manages caseload operations and drives efficiency through the use...

2014-03-28 12:27:13

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Yesterday, at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Brampton, ON, Maple Lodge Farms (MLF) - Canada's largest chicken slaughter plant - was sentenced in a case involving 60 charges laid by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for violations under the Health of Animals Regulations, for causing "undue suffering" to thousands of chickens during transport to slaughter. In September 2013 the company was found guilty of two charges following a...

2014-02-24 23:01:24

Probation agencies are implementing patent pending data technology created by GoldPost Technologies, Inc (GPT) to solve the growing problem of “meaningless” GPS alerts, the pressing issue the Los Angeles Times Investigated in their article titled "GPS Monitoring Alerts Overwhelm Probation Officers." Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 A recent Los Angeles Times article dated February 15th, 2014, investigated Electronic Monitoring used to help “Los Angeles County deal...

2014-02-24 12:24:05

After being charged with a DUI in Colorado, you'll no doubt have to complete an alcohol evaluation COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In Colorado, most jurisdictions use the alcohol evaluation to determine the treatment/classes you'll be required to complete as part of any sentence in a DUI/DWAI case. Generally, the evaluation is completed through the probation department in the jurisdiction where the case is charged, but there are ways to get...

2014-01-13 12:31:23

SANDY, Utah, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SecureAlert, Inc. (SCRA: OTC-US), a global tracking and electronic monitoring services company, is demonstrating both a new TrackerPAL(TM) mobile application and an enhanced version of its ReliAlert Beacon(TM) RF transmitter during the American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) annual winter conference currently being held in Houston. The two new products can be seen at SecureAlert's APPA booth in spaces 117 and 119. The TrackerPAL Mobile...

2014-01-04 23:23:34

Hopes to Give People a Greater Understanding of How the Systems Work Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 JailInmate.org is set to unveil a comprehensive guide to the parole and probation systems in America, the company announced yesterday. “We have gotten a lot of questions from our customers after they have found out that someone they did a background check on was on parole or probation,” a JailInmate.org spokesman said. “They have questions about what that means and how it...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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