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November 5, 1997 | Leslie Earnest
Sentencing Concepts Inc., which provides rehabilitative programs and electronic monitoring for low-risk criminals, has agreed to be acquired by a Texas-based company that runs five city jails in Orange and Los Angeles counties. Correctional Systems Inc. of San Marcos said it intends to buy privately held Sentencing Concepts for about $1.4 million in stock within 30 days. Sentencing Concepts was founded in 1994 to provide alternative programs that emphasize rehabilitation.
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November 5, 1997 | Leslie Earnest
Sentencing Concepts Inc., which provides rehabilitative programs and electronic monitoring for low-risk criminals, has agreed to be acquired by a Texas-based company that runs five city jails in Orange and Los Angeles counties. Correctional Systems Inc. of San Marcos said it intends to buy privately held Sentencing Concepts for about $1.4 million in stock within 30 days. Sentencing Concepts was founded in 1994 to provide alternative programs that emphasize rehabilitation.
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September 15, 1996 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Drug offenders soon may be sweating out the results of their drug tests--literally. A new skin patch, recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, detects the use of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, marijuana and PCP through sweat. Worn for up to 14 days, it is then sent to a lab for testing. Orange County's Probation Department plans to begin using the "sweat patch" on a limited basis within a few weeks, said department spokesman Rod Speer.
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May 4, 1996 | KEN ELLINGWOOD and GEOFF BOUCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Dr. Jack Kevorkian wore one. So did Orange County socialite Danny Hernandez. Others who have sported the device include Saudi financier Adnan Khashoggi and a former publicist for Marla Maples Trump, plus thousands of lesser-known criminal defendants across the country: petty thieves, drunk drivers, wife-beaters, juvenile delinquents. Soon the same type of electronic surveillance bracelet is to be clamped firmly on the ankle of UC Irvine fertility doctor Sergio C.
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