RULE 004.00.91-021 - Electronic Monitoring

RULE 004.00.91-021. Electronic Monitoring

1310 Electronic Monitoring

I. AUTHORITY:

The authority of the Department of Correction to promulgate this Administrative Regulation is vested in Act 50 of 196S, First Extraordinary Session, as amended; and Act 263 of 1991, Regular Session.

II. PURPOSE:

To establish the policy by which the Arkansas Department of Correction monitors certain persons under supervision of the Department by means of electronic monitoring devices.

III. APPLICABILITY:

To the Board of Correction, all departmental employees, especially those involved in various release programs, and all inmates and persons under release supervision.

IV. DEFINITIONS:

A. Community Supervision Program: Programs under the supervision of the Field Services Division; whereby, offenders are monitored by Department staff while living in the community.

V. POLICY:

It shall be the policy of the Department of Correction to provide a supplemental system of supervising certain inmates or releasees through the use of electronic monitoring devices.

VI. PROCEDURES:

A. Any offender released to a community supervision program may be required to participate in a home detention program through the use of electronic monitoring devices.

1. The Board of Correction may require participation in the electronic monitoring program as a condition of release in addition to all other conditions.

2 . Entrance into the electronic monitoring program and release from such program may be requested by the supervising officer and approved by the appropriate assistant director of the Department of Correction.

B. The Assistant Director for Field Services shall develop administrative memoranda to include:

1. Forms for administering the program;

2. Lines of authority and responsibility;

3. Periodic reporting system.

Board of Correction Approval Date: 9/24/91

Attorney General Review Date: 9/24/91

Date Filed Secy, of State: 9/26/91

(9/26/1991)

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