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Electronic monitoring of the drunk driver : a seven year study of the home confinement alternative.
C 9615 [electronic version only] /83 /
Lilly, J.R. Ball, R.A. Curry, G.D. & McMullen, J.
Crime and Delinquency, Vol. 39 (1993), No. 4 (October), p. 462-484, 64 ref.

Samenvatting This article evaluates the success of a program using electronic monitoring (EM) as the "front end" of a probation term for drunk drivers during three different program phases lasting over 7 years. The data indicate the EM was implemented with few equipment problems or client complaints and was very cost-effective, with nearly all the clients completing their EM period successfully. There was no evidence of any "add-on" effect nor was there much evidence of selection bias by gender, age, race, or socioeconomic status. Probation success declined, however, during the post-EM probation period. (A)
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