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Bill tries to close loophole in rearrest of offenders who tamper with GPS monitors
There's a loophole in Florida's criminal justice system, and victims' advocates say it could be a fatal flaw. If someone cuts off their GPS monitoring ankle bracelet, they could be on the loose for a few days until police get a warrant to arrest them again. Now, lawmakers are working to close that loophole.
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OC legislators propose tougher penalties for criminals that ditch GPS trackers
Spurred by the murders of four women allegedly at the hands of two convicted sex offenders who slipped out of their tracking devices while out of custody, state Sen. Patricia Bates, R-Laguna Niguel, and Assemblyman Don Wagner, R-Irvine, have proposed legislation that aims to improve electronic monitoring of defendants and toughen penalties for those who skirt the law.
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GPS monitoring bracelets called flawed by Bay State judge
In Massachusetts, thousand of convicted felons are being monitored by GPS ankle bracelets, and at least one Superior Court judge won't order their use because, she says, they are flawed.
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Bond changes land case in court (WREG-TV)
Pennsylvania county controller takes jail to task again on bail bond account (Observer-Reporter)
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Bounty hunters, bondsmen and the people who owe them
The Marshall Project
For more than a year Italian photojournalist Clara Vannucci focused her attention — and her lens — on the subject of bail, photographing a group of bounty hunters; one self-proclaimed, Brooklyn-based "Bail Boss"; and his many customers. "It took me two years to understand how it really works. How a bondsman makes money," says Vannucci.
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Convicted rapist arrested for allegedly working as unlicensed bail bondsman
A convicted sex offender is arrested for allegedly working as a bail bondsman in Oklahoma City. The bounty hunter is behind bars, accused of violating a new state law that requires all bail bondsmen to have a license. The case all started when a bail bondsman spotted a wanted suspect and tried to stop him.
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