For most people released from prison in Illinois, incarceration doesn’t end when they exit the prison gate. There are currently nearly 3000 people on “mandatory supervised release” in the state who are shackled to an electronic monitor.Learn More Sign the Petition
By the Numbers
A ProPublica study found that Black people were 77% more likely than others to be incorrectly flagged as likely to commit a future violent offense by algorithmic tools.
The percentage increase in the use of electronic monitoring in the past decade.
According to research conducted by the Media Mobilizing Project, 41 states and Washington D.C. have at least one county using a pretrial risk assessment tool.