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    Community Corrections is the supervision of criminal offenders in the resident population instead of incarceration. Probation and parole are the two most common types of community corrections; they are used federally in the United States and locally in all 50 states. Supervision is one role that probation and parole officers deal with; helping with that task is Global Positioning System (GPS) monitoring. Monitoring an offender using technology was developed by Harvard students, Ralph Kirkland Gable and with William S. Hurd, obtaining a patent (#3,478,344) in 1964. The ankle monitor, which is still used today, was a subsequent invention from that patent. GPS specific monitoring of offenders was introduced in larger cities during the early 2000’s. This was brought on as an expansion to the traditional ankle monitor, allowing supervision officers greater details. While the GPS monitor gave more information to supervisors, easing some workloads; the other function also allows the offender greater mobility. Mobility for the offender does not mean the offender has “free range, sometimes the mobility of an offender is needed to meet certain aspects of the offenders sanctions; for example, an offender is required to keep a steady job and also report to a…

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    Global Positioning Systems may seem like a dream for drivers, technology has revolutionized the passengers experience as well. As children can be a distraction toward the driver, many new renovations are and have been added to the passengers experience. Now your child or rather anyone that rides in the back of the vehicle can watch television or even partake in a video game. As all of these inventions and technological advancements sound promising, it continues to drive away values along…

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    Specialized supervision frequently involves specially trained probation and parole officers who manage a caseload of sexual offenders using sex-offender-specific supervision strategies that include special conditions of supervision, multidisciplinary collaboration with a treatment provider, and, if appropriate and permissible, the use of global positioning systems (GPS) and polygraph (State of North Carolina Department of Public Safety,…

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    space” (Mahmoudi 2). These issues are important to Tuvalu because we understand that one country affected by any of these actions will cause a global chain-reaction, harming even the smallest of countries. I. Potential threats to territorial sovereignty and security as a result of Cyber Terrorism Within the past decade, cyber terrorism has become an increasingly popular method of terrorism used to attack government systems, financial systems, aviation systems, and large public or private…

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    Joint Force Case Study

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    strategic direction and global security environment to ensure Freedom of Maneuver (FOM) in the global commons and dominance within the cyber and space domains. Enhanced capabilities to protect cyber and space domains and synchronized partnered alliances are required to counter threats to these domains. This rebalancing is warranted to maintain a level of readiness that meets the needs of the National Security Strategy (NSS). By addressing key capabilities in each branch of service and the…

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    Gps Research Paper

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    GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM The Global Positioning System (GPS) also called NAVSTAR is a satellite-based navigation system made up of at least 24 satellites. The U.S. Department of Defense (USDOD) originally put the satellites into space for military use, yet they were made accessible for civilian use in the 1980s. It is comprised of satellites, ground stations, and receivers. These satellites can tell the exact location where someone is situated. GPS works in any climate conditions, anyplace on…

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    satellites it’s connected to. If you’re working inside, you’re probably not seeing any data. The GPS units connected to drones are actually GPS receivers. The true GPS is the Global Positioning System, which is a network of around 31 satellites (the number varies over time) that orbit the Earth and transmit high-frequency, lower power radio signals. As electromagnetic radiation, these signals travel at the speed of light. They can easily pass through clouds, glass or plastic, but are blocked or…

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    Helios Document Analysis

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    of the electrical components that will be used and their connections to each other. This diagram uses arrows to show how each of the components interact and contribute to the overall functionality of Helios. There are three main objectives that need to be carried out by this project. The first is to design and build the electronics to fit within the capacity of the mechanical and industrial design constrictions. This means creating schematics and printed circuit boards (PCBs) small enough to…

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    clocks to find where their boat is in the ocean, we would not be able to use GPS to find where to go. First, GPS can give directions to anywhere you want to go. You just plug the address into the GPS, and it will give you directions to that place. It is also accessible on many devices and it's portable. GPS can also be used to keep you safe. The invention of GPS has changed the way the world travels with its safety, portability, and reliability. GPS has improved the way we travel by giving us…

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    technologies not only impair intelligence, but encourage children to be indolent and stop working hard. Furthermore, these people state that children will inevitably choose technology over exercise, leading to extreme weight gain across the current generation. These arguments appear solid and undisputable, but one must first acknowledge the plethora of benefits technology has provided for today’s humanity. As technology improves, quality of life for humans drastically increases, as the following…

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