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Expert working group report on electronic monitoring in Scotland

Citation
Graham H (2017) Expert working group report on electronic monitoring in Scotland. Probation Journal, 64 (1), pp. 62-64. https://doi.org/10.1177/0264550517695165

Abstract
First paragraph: Since its inception in Scotland in 2002, the uses of electronic monitoring (EM) have been relatively simple, standardized and stable, with only one type of technology – radio frequency tagging – used in combination with curfews. Importantly, nearly all uses of EM in Scotland have been stand-alone, meaning no offender supervision requirements for those on EM court orders or on early release from prison with a Home Detention Curfew. Criminal justice social workers (the Scottish equivalent of probation officers) and third sector services have had little involvement with supporting monitored people to date. This is set to change.

Keywords
criminology; criminal justice; electronic monitoring; tagging; criminal justice social work; Scotland

Journal
Probation Journal: Volume 64, Issue 1

StatusPublished
Author(s)Graham, Hannah
Publication date31/03/2017
Publication date online22/03/2017
Date accepted by journal15/12/2016
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/25209
PublisherSAGE Publishers
ISSN0264-5505
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