Electronic Home Monitoring is granted to offenders who meet the required criteria to leave the jail or Community Based Corrections Center (CBCC) and serve their sentence on 24-hour home confinement. Each offender is supervised through a reliable electronic monitoring system with the capacity for passive or active GPS monitoring. Inmates wear a transmitter attached around their ankle and if they leave their residence without authority, a signal is emitted.
The program successfully reduced the total number of days in the jail or CBCC. Illinois State Statute requires the offenders to pay a fee to participate in the program. Offenders must further agree to provide necessary documentation to verify employment and enrollment in educational or treatment programming, as well as comply with random drug and alcohol screening.