Pretrial Services provides supervision for defendants with Electronic Monitoring Program (EMP) as a condition of release. EMP is a house arrest alternative to confinement in the County Jail.
Prior to determining the defendant’s eligibility for EMP, a thorough risk assessment will be conducted. Additionally, the defendants are screened to be sure that certain technical requirements are met for the proper use of the electronic equipment.
Defendants who are released with the condition of EMP are required to wear an ankle bracelet and are monitored 24-hours a day. Their daily schedule is determined by their Pretrial Officer.