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Alcoholics can avoid jail with sobriety bracelets

Alcoholics can avoid jail with sobriety bracelets

Northamptonshire Police is one of the first forces in the UK to trial alcohol detection tags.

Date - 16th May 2014
By - Alex Iszatt - Police Oracle
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Offenders who cause trouble under the influence of drink will be able to avoid jail by agreeing to wear a special tag, which monitors if they stay sober. Northamptonshire Police are trialling a scheme for six months - at a cost of £25,000 -...
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