But what really makes the device stand out is what happens after.
“Just wait 60 seconds and it’ll send a report to the monitoring center and let us know the results of the test,” said Jefferson County Probation Department Senior Probation Officer Todd Murrock.
The device does it all and in real-time.
It’s so accurate it’s giving judges the confidence to let more people stay out of jail – at least those charged with alcohol-related crimes.
It saves taxpayer dollars and gives people a chance to stay at their home and keep their jobs while on probation or awaiting trial.