Electronic Monitoring of Suspects, Convicts Up 140%

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GPS tracking device. Photo by ybs via Flickr

The number of accused and convicted U.S. offenders who are monitored with ankle bracelets and other electronic tracking devices rose nearly 140 percent over 10 years, says a survey by The Pew Charitable Trusts. More than 125,000 people were supervised with the devices in 2015, up from 53,000 in 2005. All 50 states, the . . .

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