Electronic detention

Electronic detention

Summary

Electronic detention (ED) is the execution of a custodial sentence at the prisoners own home, with the use of technological means to monitor the detainees presence. ED was introduced as a pilot in the Netherlands in november 2003, mainly as answer to the cell shortage and from a cost-related point of view. 

Publication data

Author(s):
Kruissink, M.
Organization(s):
WODC
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
WODC
Year of publication:
2006
Series:
Fact sheets 2006-25a

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