Home Office to use satellite tracking for foreign criminals

Extracts from an article by UKAuthority.

“The Home Office is to roll out location-tracking technology worth up to £70m to monitor foreign national offenders who are awaiting deportation.

Devices will use satellite software that accurately tracks the location of the wearer on or up to a 24-hour basis. In addition, a less intrusive device will be made available for “lower harm cases.”[…]

“It is not yet certain which location tracking technology the devices will use. According to a tender notice published on the public sector procurement data service Tussell, devices “may offer a mix of location technology.”

Read the full article on the UKAuthority website.

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