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Home Detention

What Private Home Detention IS
and
What Private Home Detention IS NOT

Private Home Detention IS for non-violent pre-trial or convicted offenders.
Private Home Detention IS NOT for violent or chronic repeat offenders.

Private Home Detention IS meant as an enhanced punishment for accountability.
Private Home Detention IS NOT meant to insure an offender's threat to public safety.

Private Home Detention IS an option for the courts for those released to the community.
Private Home Detention IS NOT an option for those requiring jail to protect the public.

Private Home Detention IS ordered by the court upon consideration of public safety.
Private Home Detention IS NOT determined by the licensed home detention agency.

Private Home Detention IS a program that allows relative freedom in the community.
Private Home Detention IS NOT House Arrest or total denial of freedoms at all.

Private Home Detention IS a monitoring system for compliance with curfew/activities.
Private Home Detention IS NOT a system for monitoring every moment of daily activity.

Private Home Detention IS an alternative punishment to a jail or prison sentence.
Private Home Detention IS NOT an alternative for both punishment and public safety.

Private Home Detention IS a program limiting the freedom of activity in the community.
Private Home Detention IS NOT incarceration, imprisonment in one's residence.

Private Home Detention IS required to report non-compliance to the Court or Probation.
Private Home Detention IS NOT required/authorized to file for a Violation or "Escape".

Private Home Detention IS a licensed program whose costs are born by the offender.
Private Home Detention IS NOT a financial burden to the taxpayers of the State.

Private Home Detention IS saving the cost of thousands of prison bed days each year.
Private Home Detention IS allowing non-violent offenders to be tax payers, not users.

 

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