GPS & Alcohol Monitoring FAQ’s
No. A court order is not required to obtain a GPS or alcohol monitor. You can order a GPS or Alcohol Monitor here.
If the device was provided by Tampa Bay Monitoring, call us at 727-535-6506. If your device was issued by another monitoring company, the sheriff in your county, or probation department, you must contact them directly.
Pricing varies depending on the device and the length of time. Please contact us for details.
Failure to charge is reported as a violation. It’s important to keep the device charged at all times.
Failure to take a test is reported as a violation. It’s important to take the test at all required times.
Failure to pay on your agreement is considered a violation. Our prices are very competitive compared to other monitoring options, so please contact us so that we can address your concerns.
Leaving the area without permission will result in a violation. You cannot leave the area unless you obtain and the permission of either the judge, probation officer and/or bail agent and see that the proper documentation is delivered to us prior to leaving.
No. They are water resistant but not waterproof. Showers are acceptable but they cannot be immersed. So, baths, hot tubs and swimming are not permitted.
False positives are very rare, however:
If your SCRAM indicates a consumption event, we recommend taking an Etg/ETS test immediately to dispute it.
If you get a positive reading after a CheckBAC test, rinse your mouth with water & keep retaking the tests every 15 minutes till the reading is 0.00
Self-Monitoring: You and anyone you designate.
Court Ordered: All parties designated by the court.
Visitation/Child Custody: The other parent/parties indicated in the agreement or court order.
Flashing Green = Device is operating normally
Rapid flashing green while charging = Device properly connected to the charger
Solid green while charging = Fully charged
Flashing red + short vibrations while charging = Battery low but charging properly
Must be charged a minimum of 2 hours a day
Blinking green = modem is attempting to communicate with the bracelet
Blinking red = charge critically low
Solid green = modem is fully charged
Solid yellow = modem is charging but still low
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