The process of living with an offender on electronic monitoring and house arrest

Much has been said on electronic monitors and those who are required to wear them. Basically, they’re used for different offender populations for different reasons with differing goals depending on what type of monitor the person is even wearing. Sounds simple, right? (For a more extensive look at this, visit my other posts on electronic … Continue reading The process of living with an offender on electronic monitoring and house arrest

The Deterrent Effects of Electronic Monitoring on Sex Offenders

Introduction Electronic monitoring has become widely used across all fifty United States. Policy makers have suggested several reasons for the widespread implementation of such devices, including alternatives to sentencing, prison overcrowding issues, part of parole stipulations for moderate to high-risk offenders, and in some cases of pre-trial release. In more recent years, the use of … Continue reading The Deterrent Effects of Electronic Monitoring on Sex Offenders

Electronic Monitoring: Perceptions and Experiences of Chronic Violent Offenders- research proposal

Introduction Reentry of offenders back into the community has been a growing concern for criminologists and policy makers. Due to the amplified incarceration rates over the past several decades, and the notion that the majority of offenders will eventually return home from prison, many are left wondering what the effects are going to be once … Continue reading Electronic Monitoring: Perceptions and Experiences of Chronic Violent Offenders- research proposal