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Electronic home monitoring

Hennepin County’s Electronic Home Monitoring program is a community-based alternative sanction used by the courts in lieu of incarceration for low-risk residents. On any given day, over 400 adult and juvenile residents are monitored electronically in Hennepin County.

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Reporting

Adult and juvenile clients ordered to serve a sentence on Electronic Home Monitoring must report to the Client and Community Restoration (CCR) building located at 3000 – 2nd Street North, Minneapolis, on the date and time specified by the court. Only the sentencing judge may change report date.

Business hours at the Client and Community Restoration building are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are accepted, or you may call 612-596-0132 to schedule a specific time on your report date.

Documentation

When you report to Client and Community Restoration, you must bring:

  • Identification (i.e., driver's license or state issued ID)
  • A copy of the commitment issued by the court
  • Self-employed individuals should bring a tax ID number and verification of business insurance.

Fees

  • Clients on Electronic Home Monitoring with work release as a sentencing component will be charged $20 per day
  • Clients can request a fee waiver due to financial hardship

Residents are monitored electronically 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the use of:

  • Proximity monitoring equipment to ensure the location of residents
  • Remote breathalyzer monitoring equipment, which measures blood alcohol content from breath samples

Program participants must have:

  • A verifiable address and be able to stay at that residence
  • A valid phone number to be reached at any time either by a mobile phone and/or landline phone
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