Under a new measure in France, judges will soon have the option of requiring electronic tracking ankle bracelets for domestic violence offenders. The GPS monitor alerts women as well as police if known abusers get to within a certain distance of their victims. Advocates of the device point to sharp decreases seen after their introduction in Spain and several US states.
“I take heart in knowing that young girls and boys who pass by the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Brooklyn Municipal Building will know her name, learn from her example, and pick up the baton to run their own relay toward a more just, equitable, and fair America. All of us who looked up to her are grateful she is finally getting the recognition she deserves,” said Brookly Borough President Eric Adams.