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News Releases and Coverage

  • As Inmates Are Released From Jails to Mitigate Virus Transmission, An AB Kiosk Could Be Keeping Tabs On Them

    Across the U.S., jail administrators are releasing inmates to reduce their jail populations as they plan for the arrival of the coronavirus. The AB Kiosk system can be used to monitor those inmates who are being released into the community.

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  • Lenawee County Becomes the First County in Michigan to Use AB Kiosks for Alcohol Monitoring

    Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies, together with its exclusive Michigan service partner JSG Monitoring,  announced today that Lenawee County has become the first county in Michigan to use the AB Kiosk® system to coordinate and conduct alcohol monitoring of DUI offenders and other clients of the court.

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  • WTHR 13 TV News, Indianapolis

    Marion County installs kiosks for offenders to check in without probation officer

    Marion County is now using technology to help streamline the check-ins some criminal offenders on parole. New kiosks have been installed at the City County building downtown. The kiosks allow some offenders on probation to check-in instead of meeting directly with a probation officer.

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  • Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper

    Edina firm’s breathalyzer kiosk touted as game changer for authorities, parolees

    Pennington County law enforcement authorities in the county seat of Thief River Falls, Minn., this month installed an electronic kiosk that can accurately measure for alcohol. It’s a low-cost move that they, and court officials in 10 Wisconsin counties since 2018, believe will help them free sheriff’s deputies and probation officers from daily checks of low-level offenders.

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  • Wisconsin Public Radio

    Wisconsin Public Radio Profiles Precision Kiosk Technologies

    Counties across Wisconsin are using automated kiosks to conduct Breathalyzer tests for people required to take part in court-mandated alcohol screening. The kiosks use fuel cell technology to monitor blood alcohol content, and tests are taken without the presence of a supervisor. Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies is offering the automated systems across at least eight counties, including Racine, Door, St. Croix and Sawyer counties.

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  • WEAU TV 13, Eau Claire, Wis.

    WEAU News Covers Use of the AB Kiosk at Chippewa County Jail in Wisconsin

    A new piece of equipment is helping give jailers in Chippewa County more time to perform other duties. An automated breathalyzer kiosk went into operation Friday at the jail. This new machine comes at no cost to the sheriff's department.

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  • Wisconsin Courts are Pioneering the Use of Automated Alcohol Screening

    Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies announced today that the Sheriff’s Offices of Lafayette and Waupaca Counties in Wisconsin have begun using Automated Breathalyzer Kiosks (AB Kiosks) to conduct court-mandated alcohol screening. They join the Wisconsin counties of Iowa, Racine, Door, Portage, and St. Croix in pioneering this new technology, which since January 1, 2018, has autonomously conducted more than 50,000 tests with an alcohol-free compliance rate of 99.5%.

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  • Iowa County Begins Using an Automated Breathalyzer Kiosk for Alcohol Screening at the County Jail

    Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies announced today that the Sheriff’s Office of Iowa County, Wisconsin, has installed an Automated Breathalyzer Kiosk (AB Kiosk) at the Iowa County Jail in Dodgeville. Deputies have begun using this autonomous system to conduct alcohol screening of offenders participating in the Huber Work Release program as well as people awaiting trial or sentencing for drug and alcohol offenses.  Later this year they will also use the AB Kiosks to screen those who pick up Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) offenders at the jail.

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  • Precision Kiosk Technologies Adds Authorized Distributors in Michigan, Minnesota and Iowa, Expanding Its Midwest Footprint in Law Enforcement

    Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies, the industry leader in autonomous, randomized alcohol monitoring systems, announced today that it has added two Authorized Distributors for its Automated Breathalyzer Kiosk (AB Kiosk) and is expanding its sales footprint into Michigan, Minnesota and Iowa. Joining the AB Kiosk sales team is JSG Monitoring of Jackson, MI, and Midwest Monitoring and Surveillance of Burnsville, MN. Precision Kiosk Technologies currently has Authorized Distributors in Wisconsin, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.

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  • AB Kiosk Delivers 99.5% Alcohol-Free Compliance in Wisconsin

    In 2018, four Wisconsin Counties used the Automated Breathalyzer Kiosk system to coordinate and conduct daily, randomized alcohol screening of offender populations. The AB Kiosks conducted these tests without any direct supervision by law enforcement or department of corrections personnel, and uploaded the results to the system’s offender management database.

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  • Door County Begins Using Automated Breathalyzer Kiosks for Court-Mandated Sobriety Testing

     Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies announced today that the Sheriff’s Office of Door County, Wisconsin, has installed two Automated Breathalyzer Kiosks (AB Kiosks) at the Door County Justice Center in Sturgeon Bay and has begun using them to conduct daily alcohol screening of offenders participating in the Huber Work Release program.  Later this year they will also begin utilizing one of the AB Kiosks for their Pre-Trial Release program.

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  • Three Wisconsin Counties Begin Using Autonomous Kiosks to Conduct Alcohol Screening

    Minneapolis-based Precision Kiosk Technologies announced today that it has begun introducing its Automated Breathalyzer Kiosk (AB Kiosk) to law enforcement agencies and correctional facilities in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Portage County Justice Programs, and the Sheriff’s Offices of St. Croix County and Racine County in Wisconsin recently began using this new technology to screen specific segments of their offender populations.

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