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An Implementation of Remote Alcohol Monitoring in Alaska

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dc.contributor.author McKelvie, Alan R.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-11T20:13:08Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-11T20:13:08Z
dc.date.issued 2005-07
dc.identifier.other JC 0401.01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/4192
dc.description.abstract The Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) system is an ankle bracelet monitoring device implemented for use in 2003–2005 in Anchorage, Palmer, Fairbanks, Bethel, and Kotzebue. The SCRAM devices monitor the wearers' consumption of alcohol through transdermal analysis. By July 2005 there were 130 units in operation in Alaska, with 202 clients participating in the program in 2003 and 2004, and 176 clients in the first half of 2005, when this evaluation took place. Results showed that the devices functioned effectively in Alaska, including in rural areas (using the Alaska satellite telecommunications network), in extreme cold, and under other inclement conditions. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center National Institute of Justice, United States Department of Justice en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Summary / Introduction / Implementation / Findings / Technology en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Alaska Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage en_US
dc.title An Implementation of Remote Alcohol Monitoring in Alaska en_US
dc.type Report en_US


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