Citing reliability concerns, legislators cut GPS monitoring expansion

The Wisconsin State Journal’s Dee J. Hall reports that the state Legislature’s budget committee today recommended scaling back an expansion of the GPS monitoring program for offenders.

Lawmakers cited the Center’s reporting as a factor.

In the series Losing Track, 13 offenders told the Center that Wisconsin’s GPS tracking system repeatedly fails, registering false alerts and landing the offenders in jail although they had done nothing wrong.

Read the State Journal story: State budget committee rejects GPS monitoring expansion

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