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SCRAM Remote Breath Alcohol Monitoring: Helping Your Case

Photo of SCRAMWhen dealing with first-time or repeat offenders, there is a certain amount of faith the law extends to the offender. When assigned regular breathalyzer tests, the expectation is that you won’t miss your testing times. However, the first thing that can fall to the wayside is the test. Whether it is due to consumption of alcohol or you just forgot, this can land you in hot water with the courts that have required you to take these tests. In order to be compliant with the law, you need some help. SCRAM Remote Breath Alcohol Monitoring systems allow you to remain compliant and even go the extra mile to ensure you are shown to be working with the law enforcement for your case.

Ways SCRAM Helps You Work With Law Enforcement

#1 Facial Recognition

The alcohol tests of the past used to be easily duped. People would have a sober individual blow into the system, showing they were not intoxicated and did not imbibe that evening. This dishonest behavior could land the offender in trouble later. With the SCRAM system, facial recognition allows the system to tell the courts and law enforcement that you are not only complying but being trustworthy. It will report a pass and confirm that you are doing your due diligence.

#2 Testing Reminders

One of the hardest things is remembering to take the test when you first get it or when a stressful situation is occurring in your life. SCRAM systems provide an audible reminder to you to assist you in your testing. This mobile device can be taken anywhere on the go, meaning you can go to a family function without worrying about missing your testing time. The system can even do so in a dead zone, or area without a cell connection. It’s all a part of how the system helps you.

#3 GPS Locating

Some cases also require you to stay in a certain area or town. Your SCRAM Remote Breath Alcohol Monitoring can double as a GPS locator, allowing the courts to see that you are not only complying with your alcohol testing but remaining in the area. This also helps in the event of accidents. If you miss a test because you forgot it at home or in the car and report it to your law enforcement agency or court, they can verify your story using the GPS system.

Axis Monitoring provides you with SCRAM systems for your case and situation in Kansas and Arkansas. Need a system for your case? Call 844-267-9600 today!

4 Common Myths About Drug Testing

When it comes to taking drug tests, it is very hard to pinpoint what rules are true or false. Drug tests can be a scary thing to go through, but knowing what drug testing myths are true and what is fake can give you a peace of mind. Here are four common myths about drug testing.

Drug testing myths

Know What Drug Testing Myths Are True and False.

Drinking a Ton of Water Will Help You Pass

Yes, drinking a ton of water can dilute your urine, but is usually a red flag. In addition to monitoring drug levels, urine tests will also monitor the level of creatinine in your system. Creatine is a byproduct of the digestion process and when there are low levels of creatine in your system, that can lead to more advanced drug testing.

Secondhand Smoke Will Make You Fail a Test

It can be scary if you are at a party and someone is smoking around you. Unless you are in a small room with a hundred people smoking in your face, you should be okay. There isn’t enough THC in the air for it to be passed on to someone who isn’t smoking.

Saliva Swab Can’t Detect Weed

This is one of those drug testing myths that is completely untrue. This is an easy and cost-effective way to get results fast. The swab can be given out anytime and you can get the results almost immediately.

Home Remedies Can Help You Pass

Not true. People will have a magical remedy that they swear works, but in all honesty, it never does.

If you need drug testing for a client or someone you know in Arkansas or Kansas, please give Axis Monitoring a call today at 844-267-9600.

Avoid Alcohol Related Jail Time With SCRAM

Until recently, alcohol related mistakes were practically a guaranteed ticket to prison, particularly for repeat offenders. However, new technology allows us to accurately monitor first time and repeat offenders alike, to help more citizens avoid alcohol related jail time. Thanks to these advances, a judge may now decide to allow an offender to undergo alcohol monitoring instead of jail time, depending on his or her situation.

Alcohol related jail time

Alcohol Monitoring with Axis Monitoring

If you are appointed to undergo alcohol monitoring, Axis Monitoring is here to help! We offer two primary forms of alcohol monitoring, chosen according to the level of restriction required. For first time or low level offenders, the SCRAM Remote Breath Alcohol Monitor is the usual requirement. You merely blow into the device, and the device transmits the results to the appropriate official.

Next, for repeat offenders, or severe cases of alcohol abuse, courts may require a SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitor ankle device. This unit is tamper proof, and detects alcohol levels as low a 0.02% through the skin. Additionally, it tests your skin every 30 minutes, as opposed to surprise probation officer visits. The ankle monitor is not only more precise, it also saves time and resources for our justice system!

Using our monitoring devices does more than help you avoid alcohol related jail time. In addition to easing stress for you, participating in these programs takes a financial load off of your local government and taxpayers. The yearly cost of sustaining an adult in prison is roughly $20,000 per year. Our monitoring systems are priced at a mere fraction of that! If you or someone you know has been given court permission to use alcohol monitoring systems, give Axis Monitoring in Kansas and Arkansas a call at 844-267-9600 today!

You can come to us, or we can come to you. We make it easy!

How Does House Arrest Monitoring Work?

Home Arrest Monitoring in Kansas and ArkansasThere’s no doubt that house arrest is a better option than serving time in jail. You may be wondering how House Arrest Monitoring works. The first step to take after you are sentenced to house arrest is to contact a licensed monitoring company, like Axis Monitoring. Your monitoring company will ask you some questions to get an idea of your monitoring needs. You may only need house arrest monitoring or if you may also require drug and alcohol monitoring services too. Next, your monitoring company will contact your supervision officer, and/or the court to inform them of your compliance with their orders.

Setting Up Your Monitoring Devices

Your monitoring company will meet with you to set up your monitoring services in jail, or in the comfort of your own home. In terms of making your house arrest simple and comfortable, a lot depends on the monitoring company you choose. A quality monitoring company, like Axis Monitoring will be in contact with both you and your supervising officer, in case you have questions.

Can You Cheat Your Device?

The simple answer here is NO. Modern house arrest monitoring devices have multiple levels of anti-tampering measures built in. The SCRAM House Arrest Device for instance has an anti-tamper strap, and also monitors BMI and temperature. Alcohol and drug monitoring systems are equally complex. The SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring device tests your alcohol level every 30 minutes. It is also equipped with heat monitoring to detect any obstructions one may place in between the device and skin. The best option is to “do your time” and try to make your house arrest period as simple as possible.

Location Monitoring with SCRAM Systems

Manage your caseload with ease by using the SCRAM GPS Monitoring System Software. Through GPS tracking, Google data, and Google Maps, tracking a client only takes a few clicks instead of hours of sifting through data.

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Travel Patterns

Most software rely on Inclusion and Exclusion zones but don’t follow the movement patterns in between. Knowing exactly where a client was on an exact day at an exact time is extremely difficult without any pattern data. Officers will have to look at thousands of single data points to piece together the client’s whereabouts.

With GPS Analytics, officers will have easy to navigate data condensed down into the client’s typically travel habits. Anything out to the norm will be easy to spot by watching an animated path of travel to and from destinations where officers can easily pick out any unauthorized stops or travel outside of approved areas.

With the use of Google Map data, officers can quickly check undefined areas that clients stopped at and immediately get a snapshot of the location, address, and any other location based information Google has stored.

Pursuit Mode

If you have a client that has missed a court date or violated parole and need to bring them in, the Google Maps data makes it easy to pinpoint their exact location so police officers know exactly where to go.

If the offender is on the move, SCRAM GPS Monitoring Software includes Pursuit Mode that allows you to track down an offender in real time. Activating Pursuit Mode will add location data points at a 15 second refresh rate so officers can keep track of the client’s location without having to constantly refresh the software. This makes apprehending an offender simpler and safer.

If you need a cutting edge location monitoring system in Kansas or Arkansas, contact Axis Monitoring at 844-267-9600 today.

3 Great Alcohol Monitoring Products

If you’re looking for new products to introduce to your jurisdiction, we have a few of the very best to offer. Alcohol monitoring products keep offenders out of jail leading productive lives while they complete court-ordered monitoring!

SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoralcohol monitoring Wichita, KS

Some people who get court-ordered alcohol monitoring work around the tests by drinking between them and then detoxing. However, with the Continuous Alcohol Monitor, this is impossible. Every 30 minutes, this ankle monitor automatically tests perspiration for alcohol content and sends the test result to a monitoring location. Not only this, but it’s also smart. It can detect if someone is obstructing the device’s contact with the skin (like a playing card) due to its temperature.

SCRAM Remote Breath

Another device by the SCRAM brand, the Remote Breath Monitor prompts the user to take regular breath tests. In order to confirm the person’s identity, the device features facial recognition software. This way, the device can let the monitoring company know if someone cheats on the Remote Breath test. It also records the GPS location of each test taken.

RediTest® Alcohol-Saliva

Although this isn’t a wearable device, it’s still handy, particularly to supervision officers who may need to perform routine alcohol testing. These test strips can detect recent alcohol use in just two minutes. Unlike other tests, which have to be sent to a lab, this non-invasive saliva test can detect any recent drinking immediately!

If you need devices or tests for alcohol monitoring in Wichita, KS, look no further than Axis Monitoring! We’re the top supplier for Kansas and Arkansas monitoring devices and services. Call us at 844-267-9600 to order any of the above devices today!