The Dobbs Wire: Shackles!

From William Dobbs and the Dobbs Wire, a look at the use of electronic monitoring: What about “electronic monitoring”?   More and more individuals including many with a sex offense history are required to wear the special equipment for this type of state surveillance.  Anyone who runs afoul of Big Brother could be looking at prisonContinue reading “The Dobbs Wire: Shackles!”

Losing Track: Series explores problems with Wisconsin GPS monitoring

A series of articles from the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism explores problems with Wisconsin’s GPS monitoring program. GPS monitoring is increasingly popular across the country, despite questions about the technology. According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, 88,000 offenders were strapped with GPS bracelets in 2015 — 30 times more than the 2,900 offenders who wereContinue reading “Losing Track: Series explores problems with Wisconsin GPS monitoring”