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OFT-210 Ankle Bracelet GPS Tracking System

 It’s time for the May issue of GPS Tracking in the News!  As always, we’ve been looking for great news stories about how GPS tracking systems are being used everyday by businesses, municipalities, and individuals around the world.   Here are our top choices for May 2011.

GPS Tracking Devices for Domestic Violence Prevention:  High Tech Alternative to a Restraining order?

Dutchess County New York is launching a test plan to utilize GPS trackers as a tool in preventing domestic violence.   Repeat offenders and their victims will receive courtesy GPS trackers to track their movements.   When the offender reaches a point deemed to be too close to the victim, both the victim and police are notified.  The county implemented the program as a result of experiencing 4 domestic violence related homicides in less than a year.  We’re wondering if the offenders will wear ankle bracelet GPS trackers similar to our OFT-210 tracker.  Source:

Offender Removes Ankle Bracelet GPS Tracker

Police in Bakersfield, CA have alerted the public that a convicted sex offender has removed her GPS tracking ankle bracelet in an apparent attempt to flee.  For situations involving home-based detainees, TrackingTheWorld recommends the OFT-210 anklet GPS tracker.  It uses fiber optics to prevent false connections, comes equipped with a backup battery, and is equipped with an automated tampering alert. Source:

Michigan Kids Launch Weather Balloon Equipped with GPS Tracking Phone and Camera: 

Twin brothers in Michigan managed to get their whole school involved in a weather balloon launch designed to track and view the balloon’s journey through the use of a GPS tracker and a video camera mounted on the bottom of the balloon.  After some trial and error, the balloon was launched and later found in a field.  Source:

Warrantless GPS Tracking Debate Continues

The Obama administration is pushing  for warrantless GPS tracking by law enforcement, and has asked the Supreme Court to review the case of an individual whose case was thrown out of court due to warrantless GPS tracking. Proponents of warrantless GPS tracking are carefully following this legal development.  Source:

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