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File #: 19-1225    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2019 Departments: PROBATION
On agenda: 12/10/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with SCRAM of California Inc. to provide global positioning system (GPS), house arrest, and continuous alcohol monitoring (CAM) services to defendants in Pretrial Services for the term of December 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $850,000.
Attachments: 1. 20191210_r_scram, 2. 20191210_a_scram
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: John T. Keene, Chief Probation Officer
Subject: Agreement with SCRAM of California Inc., to provide global positioning system, house arrest, and continuous alcohol monitoring services to defendants in Pretrial Services.

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution authorizing an agreement with SCRAM of California Inc. to provide global positioning system (GPS), house arrest, and continuous alcohol monitoring (CAM) services to defendants in Pretrial Services for the term of December 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $850,000.

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BACKGROUND:
In April 2017, the Probation Department completed a Request for Quotes (RFQ) process and selected SCRAM of California Inc. as the vendor to provide CAM services for adult probationers in the DUI Court Program.

In December 2018, the Probation Department completed a Request for Proposals (RFP) process and selected SCRAM of California Inc. as the vendor to provide the necessary electronic monitoring services (house arrest and CAM) to both adult and juvenile probationers.

The San Mateo County Probation Department has operated a Pretrial Services program since 2000. This program provides monitoring and support services to recently arrested clients released on their own recognizance pending his or her next court appearance.

In response to a Request for Applications released by the Judicial Council of California (JCC), San Mateo County convened a countywide Pretrial Services Working Group whose members included staff from the Superior Court, Probation, Sheriff's Office, District Attorney's Office, Information Services Department, County Manager's Office, and the Private Defender Panel. This collaborative worked together to submit an application to the JCC, including developing a new monitoring matrix to recommend the appropriate monitoring level for each defendant. Release conditio...

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