Alcohol offenders are a daily challenge for Sheriffs – not only from a monitoring standpoint, but also because the majority of them are addicted and resistant to change.
As the industry standard in continuous alcohol monitoring (CAM) – now with house arrest technology −SCRAMx gives Sheriffs flexible and effective options for managing your alcohol offender populations. SCRAMx is the only proven, court-validated transdermal alcohol monitor available to Sheriffs today that requires no secondary testing and is widely accepted in the criminal justice ecosystem through its monitoring over 150,000 offenders in 1,900+ courts across the country.
SCRAMx helps Sheriffs tackle what you likely find to be the most challenging aspects of dealing with alcohol offenders − easing jail overcrowding, protecting public safety, and reducing recidivism. With CAM and house arrest together in one device, think of SCRAMx as an extension of your efforts in the field that is on call 24/7 to help you do more with limited jail space, resources, and budgets.
SCRAMx is a comprehensive alcohol offender management solution for Sheriffs that:
- Consolidates two technologies into one, replacing bulky home breathalyzer systems and EM equipment
- Provides single-source admissibility with no need for back-up tests
- Gives departments the security of a proven technology with a solid monitoring track record (150,000+)
- Provides a more cost-effective alternative to incarceration
- Remotely monitors those who are not a community threat when sober and can be released under electronic supervision
- Provides additional supervision for higher-risk or re-entry offenders
- Keeps roadways safer through a combination of 24/7 alcohol monitoring and house arrest (especially during late-night prime DUI hours)
- Lets you focus limited resources on only offenders who need it using exception-based reporting
How would sheriffs use CAM and house arrest? Find out »
Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM)
- Repeat and first-time DUI offenders (with aggravated circumstances)
- Repeat alcohol offenders on bond awaiting trial or ordered to probation
- Felony offenders on probation with terms of alcohol abstinence
- Domestic violence offenders
- Underage drinking offenders
Alcohol Monitoring plus House Arrest
- Non-violent offenders who can serve their time at home to ease jail overcrowding
- Technical, drinking, or tampering violators who need additional sanctions
- High-risk offenders who may pose a threat to public safety
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