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CrimeMore than 20 accused murderers on electronic monitoring in Charlotte

18:20  18 july  2019
18:20  18 july  2019 Source:   wcnc.com

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Charlotte -Mecklenburg police identified the man as Christopher Crittenden, 28. He was last seen around University City Boulevard in northeast Charlotte . Crittenden was ordered by the court to wear the monitoring device in August 2014 as a condition of his release prior to his trial.

They can be rapists or murderers . Monitoring them remotely is much cheaper and avoids the criminogenic effects of prison. It looked at detainees accused of serious offences who received EM more or less at random, and found that it cuts the risk of reoffending nearly in half, compared with a

More than 20 accused murderers were wearing ankle bracelets on a single day earlier this month as part of Charlotte's electronic monitoring program, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department records.

In recent weeks, the police chief has criticized judges' reliance on the controversial electronic monitoring devices, especially for violent, repeat offenders.

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Officers rescue cat from property with more than a dozen dead animals. Travis Grayson, who was 20 at the time of the accident, is accused of driving under the JUST IN: Travis Grayson released on electronic monitoring . Charged w/ drunk driving crash that killed 6-yr-old Ava Campbell in Shaler.

There are more accused criminals being monitored by electronic ankle bracelets in Cook County than in the entire Illinois Department of Corrections' program statewide. Currently more than 300 defendants are missing from Cook County's program, according to a spreadsheet obtained by the

Police records identify more than two dozen people accused of killing, or trying to kill others, who have been allowed to wear ankle bracelets leading up to their trials.

"It makes me furious to hear that stat," Charlotte City Councilman Tariq Bokhari said when we shared our discovery with him. It's just unacceptable and we should no longer accept anymore this broken criminal justice system that we have."

As the number of murders in Charlotte continues to go up, we wanted to know who's walking among us with an ankle bracelet, so we requested a list of every defendant, all 400 of them, and not only found accused murderers, but people charged with rape, burglary and other violent crimes.

Police records show there were 22 defendants charged with murder, two charged with attempted murder and two charged with voluntary manslaughter on a day last week.

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CMPD Chief Kerr Putney has said the court's reliance on ankle bracelets have contributed to the growing violence in Charlotte.

"There's no accountability," he said last month. "If you all have is a monitor, at least I can tell you were there, so it's easier for us to build a case. It does not prevent you from continuing your criminality. That's our issue."

In addition to accused murderers wearing ankle bracelets, records show more than 60 people charged with burglary, another 60 accused of assault, 34 with gun charges and 12 accused of sex crimes, according to CMPD records. Those numbers do not include the more than 100 facing robbery charges.

The program is far from fool proof. Police have said just this year alone, at least 15 people have committed new crimes while wearing ankle bracelets, many of them cutting off their electronic monitoring devices and then forcing police to go searching for them.

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As the criticism mounts, Senior Resident Superior Court Judge W. Robert Bell told us each release decision is based on the facts of the case and an assessment that determines the likelihood of that person committing a new crime or failing to show up to court.

"As you know, a Superior Court Judge cannot comment on the specifics of any pending case," Judge Bell said in a statement. "Each of those 26 people made a bond and as a condition of the release were also placed on electronic monitoring. Some of those are on 24 hours house arrest while others are allowed to work if they have provided proof of a job and a work schedule. Release conditions are set based on the facts of each individual case as presented in court and with input from the pretrial assessment tool."

CMPD disputes claim woman was randomly attacked in Uptown Charlotte.
Editor's Note: This story has been updated from the original version to include a statement from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department disputing the woman's claim that this was a random attack based on interviews with witnesses and police body cam video. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police dispute a woman’s claim she was randomly attacked in Uptown early Sunday morning. In a report that aired on NBC Charlotte at 11p.m. on Wednesday, a woman, who did not want to be identified, alleged she was randomly attacked while leaving the Brevard Court area in Uptown.

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