Electronic surveillance launched in Latvia on 1st July 2015
Latvia has been actively working on the implementation of electronic monitoring and starting from 1st July this year the first inmates will be able to apply for early release from prison sentence with electronic monitoring.
Progress in the project LV08/1 “Increasing the Application of Alternatives to Imprisonment (Including Possible Pilot Project on Electronic Surveillance)” on 2014 and planned works on 2015
Work in the project LV08/1 has been very intensive and versatile on 2014 year. The intensive and exciting work on the implementation of project activities is planned on the 2015 year too. We offer a look back on the project progress last year and planned this year.
Demolition works has been commenced on construction area of Olaine’s prison new block and the technical design of buildings is in progress within the framework of the Project LV08/2
Activities within project LV08/2 are under way in order to develop therapy preconditions in prison for those who are addicted to certain substances. In addition to other significant activities, for example development of therapy techniques and staff education, environment design at the Olaine prison has also been initiated.