4 Reasons why Sheriff Departments GPS ankle bracelet devices have limits and how to fix that

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Press-Enterprise INLAND ENFORCEMENT: GPS devices have limits Press-Enterprise Inland sheriffs’ departments and county probation offices use GPS ankle bracelets and other kinds of detection devices for people on probation or as an alternative to…

Luigi Cappel‘s insight:

This is a really interesting article. Obviously the specific design use of this technology and in fact most GPS tracking technologies are designed for a 1 to 1 or 1 to several relationship only.

This is not necessarily the case everywhere, but fundamentally they are designed to be robust, to set off alarms when they are tampered with, i.e. the offender tries to remove the ankle bracelets. They are designed to facilitate tracking of individuals and ensure they are within the approved zones, which may be a work opportunity, or their home.

What they don’t seem to be doing is using any forms of Big…

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