Print this page. E-mail this page. Image is used for illustrative purposes only and any person depicted is a model. A study of California high-risk sex offenders on parole found that those placed on GPS monitoring had significantly lower recidivism rates than those who received traditional supervision.
Sex Offenders Monitored by GPS Found to Commit Fewer Crimes
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In a ruling, the Supreme Judicial Court decided that privacy protections found in both the state and federal constitutions apply to sex offenders, who are entitled to a case-by-case review of whether GPS monitoring is needed to protect society. Gaziano wrote for the court. The decision was issued in the case of Ervin Feliz, who pleaded guilty in Suffolk Superior Court to possession and distribution of child pornography and was ordered to spend five years on probation during which he would wear a GPS device and be monitored by the state probation department. His attorney, David R. Rangaviz, also argued he is not a public safety risk and was classified as a Level 1 sex offender by the Sex Offender Registry Board, meaning he was considered least likely to reoffend.
How GPS bracelets keep track of sex offenders
Already a subscriber? Log in or Activate your account. Updated: August 9, am. A South County man who is a convicted sex offender watches television in his home as his electronic ankle monitoring device charges on Thursday, May 11,
What could be more important than protecting our children from sex predators? One bill makes sex offenders wears ankle bracelets with GPS monitoring so they can be tracked. We do not honor those victimized by crime unless we do all we can to punish those who committed the crime, and work to prevent future crimes from being committed. Jessica could have been saved if GPS technology had been the law, which it now is in Florida.