A. there are several uniqe features of this device. example
1. it is not dependant upon cell reception/towers for complete uninterrupted coverage
2. It has two way audio and video communitcation with the Central Monitoring Center.
3. The PLD reports BIO Metrics of pulse and respiration.
4. There are sensors that detect alcohol and drugs (including Nicotine)
5. It is programable remotely for necessary changes in Geo Yards and other approved movement.
Q. Why a wrist Unit instead of the usual ankle unit?
A. Ankle units are grossly ineffective. They are also a stratification that impact the children of the parent wearing them. The sight of someone with an Ankle unit denotes "Bad Person". Other chilred see it and immediate announce "Your Daddy/Mommy is bad." Kids do not need this on top of all the other hardships an incarecerate parent creates.
Q. If not reliant upon Cell towers, what is the GPS guidance system?
A. SANTA. Satellite Assisted Northern Tracking Adjunct. and Yes he will know if you are good or bad, so....
Q. How are the units removed?
A. When a participant has completed the HCP, it is time to go to Probation, Every Probation Office will have the removal tool.
Q. How are the units charged?
A. The same manner of recharging a cell phone. A USB cord will be furnished.
Q. Does the Participant pay for the unit and the programming?
A. NO, the PLDs are paid for by Oaks and the programming is also furnished at Oaks' Expense. In the event of damage or abuse by the Participant the cost will be charged to the Participant. It is also a violation for destruction of security devices and considered an attempt to escape.
Q. What about the elderly or very ill participants that need MRI, CAT scans, or other tests requiring the removal of the unit?
A. We have another form of tracking device that will be substituted for those participants upon verification by our Medical Director.