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Feds drive toward high-tech criminal tracking system standard

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    Electronic monitoring technologies are not the panacea for tracking criminals many believe they are.

    The main issue – and it’s a big one – is that such the packages also known as offender tracking systems (OTS) operate and perform with no underlying industry standards for communications or software causing a myriad of problems for law enforcement agencies.

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    An OTS typically consists of hardware, such as an ankle bracelet, used for collecting Global Positioning System (GPS) signals to determine an individual's location, and software for analyzing data collected from the hardware device.

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