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Is GPS monitoring of offenders a misused tool?

The devices need careful checks, which Wisconsin may lack

9:22 PM, Mar. 26, 2013
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Second of two parts.

In the 1960s, while studying under the famed behaviorist B.F. Skinner at Harvard University, Robert Gable and his brother designed the first electronic monitoring system. They hoped it would be used as a support system.

"It was supposed to be a pro-social tool," Gable said in an interview, "a way for offenders and agencies to remain in contact and offer positive support." ...

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