Kootenai County Probation officials are tightening down on the area’s repeat, highest-risk drunk drivers with an intensive supervision program. The goal, according to officials, is to address the root cause of the problem, which is alcohol dependence, and transition people out of the revolving door of the county jail.
March 12, 2012
Beware the Saturday St. Patrick’s Day
Newly released data on offenders monitored 24/7 for alcohol consumption shows that when St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Saturday, drinking violations increase 25% over the average for the rest of the year—and that’s for offenders who know they’re being monitored and whose consequences are often time in jail.
December 08, 2011
Kent and Ionia County Courts Crack Down on DUIs
Kent and Ionia counties are aggressively cracking down on the area’s Hardcore Drunk Drivers by requiring sobriety through the use of Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM) bracelets. The technology is expected to increase compliance for the area’s highest-risk drunk drivers and reduce the risk to other drivers on the road.
Denver-based Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc. has filed a second appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C., in its long-standing patent infringement suit against Tampa-based Actsoft, Inc.
Newly released data that looks at the drinking patterns of more than 200,000 criminal offenders monitored 24/7 for alcohol consumption shows that even when Big Brother is watching, drinking increases nearly 27% between Thanksgiving and January 2nd.