What Is A SCRAM Bracelet?

A Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitoring (SCRAM) bracelet is an electronic monitoring device that checks blood alcohol levels. It reads the wearer’s perspiration and reports blood alcohol levels. They can also be fitted with GPS locators to keep defendants on house arrest.

SCRAM bracelets can be assigned to a defendant on a pre-trial basis as a condition of being released on one’s own recognizance. It can also be a condition of a probation sentence, or of a deferred prosecution agreement.

In each case, avoiding all alcohol altogether is usually part of the defendant’s sentence. They may also be used in domestic violence or underage drinking cases.

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Jeffery Greco is an attorney providing legal services covering Criminal Defense and Criminal Defense: White Collar and Criminal Defense: DUI / DWI. Jeffery Greco, who practices law in New York, New York, was selected to Super Lawyers for 2020 - 2023. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Super Lawyers selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors. Prior to becoming an attorney, he studied at South Texas College of Law Houston. He graduated in 2004. After passing the bar exam, he was admitted to legal practice in 2005.

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