Immigration: Bail bonds and electronic tags proposed for illegal migrants – The Guardian

Posted July 15th, 2008 in bail, electronic monitoring, immigration, news by sally

“Illegal migrants awaiting deportation from Britain will be required to provide ‘large bail bonds’ and wear electronic tags to avoid detention, under Home Office legislation unveiled yesterday.”

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The Guardian, 15th July 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Army veteran, 73, is given electronic tag – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 16th, 2008 in electronic monitoring, news by sally

“An Army veteran has been fitted with an electronic tag and subjected to a curfew for failing to report a road accident.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th May 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Tag-a-lag: Chip implants mooted for UK prisoners – The Register

Posted January 15th, 2008 in electronic monitoring, news, prisons by sally

“The Ministry of Justice is planning to solve the crisis in the UK prison system by fitting prisoners with surgically implanted tracking chips, claims the Independent on Sunday, citing a senior Ministry official. The chips, claims the paper, would be used to keep order in prison and to enforce home curfews.”

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The Register, 14th January 2008

Source: www.theregister.co.uk

Plan to check criminals in tatters after cost of IT programme doubles – The Times

Posted January 9th, 2008 in electronic monitoring, news, parole by sally

“A government plan to monitor offenders more closely was in tatters last night after ministers scaled back an IT programme because costs had almost doubled to £512 million.”

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The Times, 9th January 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Tagging blunder in teenage killer case – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 19th, 2007 in bail, electronic monitoring, murder, news, young offenders by sally

A teenager who stabbed a friend to death after a drunken party should have been under curfew and wearing an electronic tag, it was disclosed yesterday.

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Daily Telegraph, 19th December 2007
Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Burglar freed early battered mother to death – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 29th, 2007 in electronic monitoring, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“A teenage serial burglar battered a mother to death in her home after being freed early from prison with an electronic tag.”

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Daily Telegraph, 29th November 2007

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Satellite tracking of offenders: a study of the pilots in England and Wales – Ministry of Justice

Posted August 3rd, 2007 in electronic monitoring, satellites by sally

“This summary evaluates the satellite tracking pilots that took place between September 2004 and June 2006 in three areas in England and Wales. The results describe the implementation of the pilots, the offenders who were satellite tracked, and experience of criminal justice practitioners involved in the pilot.”

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Ministry of Justice, 2nd August 2007

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Doubts rise over electronic tags – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 25th, 2007 in bail, electronic monitoring, news by sally

“Breaches of court-imposed bail curfews involving electronic tags quadrupled last year while attempts to remove or tamper with them nearly doubled, according to new figures.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th July 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk