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by KING 5 INVESTIGATORS

KING5.com

Posted on May 2, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 24 at 10:37 AM

Reporter Chris Ingalls looks into the supervision of offenders sentenced to home detention by courts in Western Washington. His investigation raises questions about some of the private companies hired by the counties to monitor offenders, and the GPS tracking technology offenders are required to wear.

Watch his stories above or at the links below:

- Problems plague GPS tracking of offenders (February 24, 2014)

- WA legislators fail to pass GPS monitoring reforms (March 19, 2014)

- Offender's home detention included trips to bar, beach vacation (April 28, 2014)

- Offenders on home monitoring can shop for leniency (May 6, 2014)

- Dead batteries let offenders escape GPS monitoring (May 12, 2014)

- Seattle homicide suspect violated home detention sentence (May 27, 2014)

- GPS monitor didn't stop predator who murdered girl (June 10, 2014)

- Sex offender lurked at park before he grabbed girl (June 13, 2014)

- 6-year-old kidnap victim shares her story (June 20, 2014)

- WA lawmakers look to strengthen home detention laws (June 23, 2014)

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