GPS Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly Asked Questions About the SCRAM GPS Ankle Monitor Bracelet


Can SCRAM GPS be used for high-risk clients?

Yes, SCRAM GPS is considered ideal for high-risk offenders since it offers 24/7 location monitoring. The device also includes an “On-Demand Pursuit Mode” which automatically provides GPS points every 15 seconds. 

Is it easy to install?

The device only takes 30-seconds to install and has a tamper-resistant strap that makes it impossible to remove or attempt to remove without detection. It gives monitoring agencies or officers immediate notification if an attempt is made to remove or tamper with the strap. False alerts are nearly eliminated with the state-of-the-art strap design. 

Is it waterproof?

The SCRAM GPS ankle bracelet is shock-resistant and waterproof. A person can shower and exercise normally without having the device be affected. The device cannot be completely submerged in water such in a bathtub or swimming pool but can get wet.

How long does the battery last?

The SCRAM GPS battery has up to 40 hours of power. There is also an On-body charger available that can help individuals avoid non-compliance related to a low -battery. The on-body charger allows the person to charge the battery while on the go.

How do I know if I can use a SCRAM GPS device?

If you were charged with a crime and want to determine whether you are eligible or required to wear a SCRAM GPS device, you should speak directly with your attorney. An attorney can assist you in fully understanding your court-ordered requirements as well as your options for jail alternatives such as SCRAM GPS location monitoring. 

Who pays for the SCRAM GPS device?

In most cases, SCRAM GPS location monitoring is paid for by the defendant. There are flexible payment options to ensure as many people as possible qualify.