New law allows GPS tracking of domestic violence offenders
By GEOFF PENDER
Mar. 21, 2011
Gov. Haley Barbour has signed into law a bill that would allow courts to require domestic violence offenders to wear global positioning monitoring systems as a condition of their bond.
The bill was authored by Rep. Brandon Jones, D-Pascagoula, who has in recent years championed numerous improvements to the states domestic violence and stalking laws.
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