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Choosing the Best GPS Tracking Device Instead of Incarceration: A Guide

If you pay attention to politics, you’ve probably heard the term “over-incarceration.” This term suggests that the US imprisons too many people and must find alternative ways to prevent criminals from committing crimes.  Many states and municipalities have found alternatives to imprisoning people, especially first-time offenders. One of the most common solutions is using a

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How Much Jail Time? Here Is a List of Prison Sentences

In the past few years, crime has been on the rise. This is especially true for violent crimes in major metropolitan areas, which saw a spike in 2020, to a rate not seen since the 90s. Everyone agrees that crimes are crimes, and all offenders should be punished. But not all crime is considered equal.

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Alternatives to Jail: 5 Advantages to Home Confinement Over Jail

Each year, over 10 million Americans get arrested. While some do not get convicted, it still leaves a large number of people to pay retribution.  Fortunately, courts offer alternatives to jail for a number of crimes. If you need to pay for a crime with your time, then home confinement offers a better option than getting

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What Is Probation and How Does It Work?

In 2019, there were over 2 million incarcerated individuals in the United States. Spread between federal institutions, state prisons, and jails, the United States has the highest population of prisoners in the world.  One of the ways in which to alleviate overcrowding in the American jail system is implementing probation as an incarceration alternative. Inmate

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7 Ankle Monitor FAQs

Serving time for a crime doesn’t necessarily mean incarceration. There are different ways for offenders to pay their debt to society and alleviate some of the issues in the criminal justice system.  In the United States, overcrowding in prisons is a problem that has led to violence, inadequate healthcare, reduced opportunities for reform, and limited visitation.

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What Is House Arrest and How Does It Work

House arrest sentences are on the rise since the pandemic began. It became clear that prisons were hotbeds for the virus to spread. The obvious solution was to give offenders ankle monitors instead of jail cells. House arrest offers the benefits of being more cost-effective than incarceration. It is also easier to put in place

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Get Out of Jail Free: Benefits of Home Confinement

Prison populations are continuing to rise rapidly at an alarming rate, causing jurisdictions all over the country to find an alternative. Did you know that the average cost to keep one inmate ranges between $15,000 to $70,000 per year, depending on the state? A fantastic solution to decrease the number of people in prison is

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Who Is Eligible for a Court Ordered Ankle Monitor?

While most of us have seen ankle monitors used in television shows or movies, we don’t actually know that much about them. Judges often order offenders to wear an ankle monitor if they do not pose a major threat to the community. After the pandemic, rulings for these devices have been on the rise.  In this

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GPS Guide: What Is a GPS Monitoring Device?

You are driving to meet up with a friend, and the route you usually take is closed due to road construction. What do you do? Like many people, you will probably not be digging through your glove compartment looking for a road map. Instead, you will simply pull out your smartphone to get real-time step-by-step directions

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Improve Your Tracking Capabilities with Kappa Technologies, LLC

Kapa Technologies, LLC is your partner in acquiring accurate and secure ankle monitors. Our partnership with Track Group allows us to provide you with high-quality trackers like the ReliAlert™XC3. We look forward to supplying all your offender and defendant tracking needs.

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