1. The Criminal Defense Attorney or Public Defender recommends to the District Attorney and the Judge Alternative Sentencing for the non-violent offense, which would be offender-paid supervised electronic monitoring for the client.
2. The District Attorney must agree along with the Probation Department or the Sheriff'sDepartment.
3. The non-violent offender must have a permanent residence and be employed to qualify for the EM program.* (If the offender is unemployed but there is a spouse or other relative willing to be financially responsible for the payments the person may participate in the EM program.)
4. The non-violent offender must fill out the EM Application and EM Contract for qualification. Once approved a Letter of Acceptance is sent to theJudgeon the case and all related parties (Probation Department, Sheriff's Department, etc.)
5. Once the Judge agrees to the Alternative Sentencing being the offender-paid supervised electronic monitoring, a Minute Order is written for the specific length of the sentence and is forwarded to Judicial Options.Com.
6. Upon receipt, an installation schedule is made with the offender and the GPS BLUtag® is installed.
7. A Letter of Compliance is sent to the Judge and all related parties along with photographic confirmation that the ankle bracelet is on the client.
8. Any violations are reported immediately by phone to all related parties and followed-up with written documentation.
9. Upon completion of offender's sentence a Letter of Completion is sent to the courts and all related parties.
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