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A wide-ranging first treatment of this topic which becomes more pertinent by the day. This book looks at the development of tagging in the UK and in other countries, including information from the USA, Europe, Australia and other jurisdictions where the method is in use or has been tried. The contents provide a thoughtful and constructive analysis for people wishing to better understand the issues around the electronic tagging and monitoring of offenders, something which is likely to impact increasingly on the sentencing of offenders. As featured in The Independent
'A comprehensive and balanced guide': Prison Report
'Excellent': The Magistrate
For many years, Dick Whitfield was chief probation officer for Kent and a leading figure in probation-related affairs. He is the author of two other Waterside Press works: Paying Back:Twenty Years of Community Service
with David Scott [see Criminal Courts and Sentencing] and Introduction to the Probation Service
- as well as The State of the Prisons: 200 Years On
(Routledge, 1991). Tackling the Tag is based on extensive personal research in Britain and the USA.