The Norwegian approach to electronic monitoring : Changing the system and making a difference
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Original versionFederal Sentencing Reporter. 2018, 31 (01), 75-84
In 2008, the year that electronic monitoring (EM) was first implemented in Norway, 100 offenders were tagged. Ten years later, more than half of all offenders are starting their sentence outside of prison, mainly due to the increasing use of EM. Despite political skepticism in the beginning, EM has contributed to changes in the correctional system and has made a difference in offenders’ lives.