The limitations of electronic monitoring: the tagging of Peter Williams

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    This article discusses the case of Peter Williams, who was formally subjected to an Intensive Surveillance and Support Programme (ISSP), with an electronic monitoring curfew, at the time he was involved in the murder of a women jeweller in Nottingham. It uses the case study to highlight the limitations in the use of electronic monitoring and the need for clear procedures and protocols with the monitoring company. It also highlights omissions in the Inspection report
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3-12
    Number of pages10
    JournalPrison Service Journal
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2006


    • case studies
    • electronic tagging
    • murder
    • supervision
    • young offenders
    • youth offending teams


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