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2011-08-08 19:30:03

The use of GPS technology to monitor sex offenders should be viewed as a tool rather than a control mechanism, a team of researchers at Sam Houston State University found in a recent study.

2011-06-02 12:07:00

Program provides rehabilitative care for adjudicated youth. COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Sharp has accepted the position of Executive Director of the Northwestern Academy effective May 30, 2011. Mr.

2011-03-23 10:57:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Tennessee's new DUI bill took effect on January 1st, courts statewide began to ramp up integration of a high-tech alcohol monitoring system to keep tabs on hard core drunk drivers facing charges for a new offense.

2011-03-16 00:00:29

JPay Inc takes another RFP from its competitors and leads the industry with it's technological solutions. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 JPay Inc, the leader in offender related payment and media services, has been awarded an exclusive contract by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections to provide electronic offender payments, release debit cards, offender email, kiosk services and MP3 players to the State's 40,000 offenders and their families. DOC's award...

2010-12-23 00:00:55

BI Incorporated, a leading provider of offender supervision, treatment and training programs for correctional agencies, announces a new sales team that will be led by Thomas Van Houten as vice president of sales.

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.

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.

2010-10-07 15:37:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Judicial Correction Services, Inc., the leading provider of probation services in the United States, continues its long history of growth. In spite of a down economy, JCS, Inc. signed over twenty new jurisdictions in 2009 and ranked 2305 on the Inc.

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.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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