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Codington and Minnehaha counties in South Dakota will become the first counties in the State to coordinate and conduct court-mandated alcohol monitoring using the autonomous AB Kiosk® system.
In this age of the Covid-19 virus, law enforcement jurisdictions have begun using AB Kiosks® to autonomously conduct their alcohol monitoring programs, thereby eliminating face-to-face interactions between staff and clients.
The AB Kiosk® solution is a secure, integrated system that fully automates alcohol screening, pre-trial services and probation check-ins, and effectively monitors participants in diversion, treatment, and work-release programs. This autonomous system significantly reduces administrative costs and frees up law enforcement, corrections, and probation personnel for higher value work.
The AB Kiosk system consists of two highly integrated components – an interactive stand-alone kiosk and an easy-to-use, client-management software program.
1 – Interactive Kiosk
Fully Automates Alcohol Monitoring and Probation Check-ins
The interactive AB Kiosk makes it easy for clients to conform to the requirements of their pre-trial release or sentencing. Typically located outside the secure area of a jail, courthouse, or treatment facility where is provides easy client access, the AB Kiosk can conduct up to 30 alcohol screenings or probation check-ins per hour, 24/7. This eliminates the need for deputies or supervisors to escort clients through security and conduct PBTs using handheld devices. Instead the Kiosk does all the work, and immediately uploads the results of the screening or check-in.
- Wall or pedestal mounted
- Intuitive touchscreen
- Secure biometric identification via fingerprint authentication
- Video and photo capture
- Two-way communications – delivers client-specific questions and records the responses
- Up to 30 alcohol screenings or check-ins per hour
- Cash and credit card payment
- Print, email, and text receipts
- Failed or missed tests immediately prompt supervisor notifications
2 – Integrated Client-Management Software Program
The AB Kiosk Client-Management Software Program makes it easy automate every facet of your alcohol monitoring, pre-trial monitoring, and probation check-in programs:
- Simplifies client onboarding and management
- Collects client data through the kiosk to the PKT Admin management system
- Coordinates randomized and scheduled tests
- Sends email and text notifications to clients
- Uploads test results
- Issues alerts for failed tests
- Monitors low-risk probationers
- Creates probation questions and manages responses
- Generates client- and program-level reports
- Incorporates drug-screening data
Deputies, supervisors and probation officers can monitor their clients and programs from their desktops, laptops or smartphones, and generate reports in just three clicks. During alcohol monitoring and probation check-ins, they can also present on-screen questions to clients and receive notifications as responses are posted.
Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies leads the electronic monitoring industry by providing high-volume autonomous alcohol screening and client monitoring functions to law enforcement agencies and courts. Its AB Kiosk® solution is a secure, integrated system that fully automates alcohol screening, pre-trial services and probation check-ins, and efficiently monitors participants in diversion, treatment, and work-release programs. This system significantly reduces administrative costs and frees up law enforcement and probation personnel for higher value work. The simplicity and two-way communications capability of the AB Kiosk system also makes it easy for clients to conform to the requirements of their pre-trial release or sentencing, which reduces recidivism and enhances community safety.
In addition, PKT designs automated testing kiosks for airport and mass transit facilities, stadiums and arenas, and large-scale events.
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