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  • Police Begin Using GPS Tracking Darts in Colorado

    ARVADA, Colo. — A new type of GPS technology is promising to change police work in a big way in Colorado. The Arvada Police Department has become the first and so far only law enforcement agency in the state to use GPS darts to track suspect vehicles. The darts are deployed from squad cars, serving […] The post Police Begin Using GPS Tracking Darts in Colorado appeared first on BI Incorporated.

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  • Dem and GOP US Senators Support New Bill for Criminal Justice Research and Reform

    A group of bipartisan U.S. senators introduced a bill Wednesday that seeks to create a National Criminal Justice Commission, which would both review and suggest reforms at the state and federal level. The proposed commission also would examine tribal systems, the Washington Post reports. It draws inspiration from a 1965 commission created by President Lyndon […] The post Dem and GOP US Senators Su...

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  • In Unconventional Courtroom, a Little Respect Goes a Long Way

    Brooklyn, N.Y., has one of the most innovative courts in the country — not just for its approach toward defendants but also for its success in reducing recidivism. It doesn’t feel like a courthouse, or at least not any you’ve ever seen before. At the Red Hook Community Justice Center in Brooklyn, the hallways are […] The post In Unconventional Courtroom, a Little Respect Goes a Long Way appeared f...

  • Offenders Might Get to Use Breath Devices

    State legislators are considering a new form of technology for criminal offenders in South Dakota who must have alcohol tests twice daily. State Attorney General Marty Jackley has asked lawmakers to allow portable breath testers. The legislation, SB 29, is one step away from final passage. The House of Representatives is scheduled to consider it […] The post Offenders Might Get to Use Breath Devic...

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  • Reforms Meant to Ease Prison Overcrowding

    Don’t sweat it, at least not yet, a blue-ribbon panel of state officials was told Thursday. Reforms enacted in 2015 to reduce overcrowding in Nebraska prisons haven’t worked as quickly as projected, but that’s not unusual, said officials with the Justice Center of the Council of State Governments, which helped craft the changes. Another state, […] The post Reforms Meant to Ease Prison Overcrowding...

  • BI Introduces AnalyticsSM Software to Assist Probation, Parole and Pretrial Officers to Tap Available Data

    For Immediate Release: Sept. 14, 2016 Media Contact: Monica Hook, VP Strategic Marketing 561-999-7520 or mhook@geocareinc.com   BOULDER, Colo.—Sept. 14, 2016—BI Incorporated, a national provider of electronic monitoring products and services, announces the availability of the BI AnalyticsSM Suite, software that uses advanced statistical processes to assess client behavior and risk. The Analytics S...

  • BI Incorporated Names Marsha Williams Vice President of Information Technology

    BOULDER, Colo. — Oct. 19, 2016 — BI Incorporated, a national leader for electronic monitoring products and services for community corrections and immigration agencies, has named Marsha Williams the company’s Vice President of Information Technology. The former E-470 Public Highway Authority executive assumes this role on Oct. 19. Ms. Williams will be responsible for overseeing […] The post BI Inco...

  • New Software Promises Accurate Sentencing for Nebraska Prisoners

    LINCOLN, Neb. —The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services will start using new software to calculate inmate sentences more accurately. “When we give them a date, it will be the correct date,” corrections director Scott Frakes said. “It takes out the human element. And that’s significant.” The upgrade comes after news emerged in 2014 that hundreds […] The post New Software Promises Accurate S...

  • $600K Grant to Help Inmates, Fight recidivism

    Louisville Metro Corrections sees a number of familiar faces pass through its doors. Many of these inmates suffer from a combination of mental health issues and drug abuse that leads them to cycle through the courts and jail. The Second Chance initiative launched this summer is aiming to break that cycle, pairing select inmates with individualized […] The post $600K Grant to Help Inmates, Fight re...

  • Administration Aims To Fight Crime With Job Training

    The Labor Department will hand out $5 million in grants to fund job centers for people coming out of jails, part of a broader Obama administration initiative to help reduce recidivism, NPR has learned. “The earlier you start investing in people who are incarcerated, the better the odds of a successful outcome,” Labor Secretary Thomas […] The post Administration Aims To Fight Crime With Job Trainin...

  • Electronic Monitoring of Offenders has More Than Doubled in 10 Years

    According to a recent report from The Pew Charitable Trusts the number of accused and convicted offenders placed on electronic monitoring rose nearly 140 percent over 10 years, thanks in large part to a sharp increase in the use of GPS technology. The findings are based on a survey conducted in December 2015. More than […] The post Electronic Monitoring of Offenders has More Than Doubled in 10 Yea...

  • Unlikely Coalition Tackles Criminal Justice Reform in Tennessee

    An unlikely coalition of Nashville businesses, social service and advocacy groups is launching an effort to reform criminal justice in Tennessee, where the incarceration rate is 11 percent higher than the national average. Through the newly formed Tennessee Coalition for Sensible Justice, backers plan to pursue legislation initially focused on juvenile justice, lowering the rates of people returni...

BI Incorporated

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  • Sober Fest offers support for Merced community

    Merced resident Thomas Adame Jr. had his first drink when he was in his early teens and by age 19, he says, he was an alcoholic. By age 21, Adame says, he was drinking a bottle of Jack Daniels a day. “I had to have Jack just to function,” Adame, 39, said. “My hands would […] The post Sober Fest offers support for Merced community appeared first on BI Incorporated.

  • AR opens first reentry facility for former inmates

      LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — The Arkansas Department of Corrections opened the state’s first reentry facility. The goal is to provide training and resources for prisoners before they are released back into the community. Community health advocate Ruby Welch hopes the program will make the transition easier for inmates who have lost connection with […] The post AR opens first reentry facility for f...

  • UTEC and Roca Uplifted as Model Programs for Young Adults in the Justice System

    UTEC and Roca, two Second Chance Act (SCA) grantees based in Massachusetts, were highlighted in a recent report by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) for their innovative approaches to working with young adults. The report, Environmental Scan of Developmentally Appropriate Criminal Justice Responses to Justice-Involved Young Adults, was published in June and identifies programs […] The post U...

BI Incorporated

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  • Use of Electronic Offender-Tracking Devices Expands Sharply

    The number of accused and convicted criminal offenders in the United States who are monitored with ankle bracelets and other electronic tracking devices rose nearly 140 percent over 10 years, according to a survey conducted in December 2015 by The Pew Charitable Trusts. More than 125,000 people were supervised with the devices in 2015, up […] The post Use of Electronic Offender-Tracking Devices Ex...

  • BI Introduces SmartLINK™, Innovative Mobile App that Connects Probationers, Parolees to Supervising Officers

    For Immediate Release: Sept. 8, 2016 Media Contact: Monica Hook, VP Strategic Marketing 561-999-7520 or mhook@geocareinc.com  BOULDER, Colo.— Sept. 8, 2016—BI Incorporated, a national provider of electronic monitoring products and services, announces the availability of BI SmartLINK™, a mobile application that helps probation, parole and pretrial service officers to easily connect, remind and moni...

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