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Cutting Edge (Technology: Global Positioning System) #187021

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 04, 1999
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(Fort Lauderdale, Florida: James Walker) The use of the Global Positioning System (GPS) to track sexual predators in Florida featured; details given of how the ankle bracelet system works with the orbiting satellites. [Probation officer Jeff BUNNIN - shows how the GPS system follows the offenders.] [Florida department of corrections Barry GROVES - says it is cheaper than keeping probationers in prison.]

(Studio: Ted Koppel) The use of the devices by 13 other states noted.

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
Walker, James
Duration:
00:02:40

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