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A new trial is being introduced in parts of London to combat persistent offenders of drink related crimes. The ywill be fitted with a special tag to monitor their alcohol levels. 
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The device measures the alcohol in their sweat. If offenders are found to have been drinking they could face further sentences.
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Like a lot of things the theory sounds good  but in reality the result will be poor, this is just another gimmick to show some action is being taken,
Bit like the asbo nonsense.
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The criminals will find a way around the device
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The criminals will find a way around the device
Are alcoholics criminals ?
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A new trial is being introduced in parts of London to combat persistent offenders of drink related crimes.
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The criminals will find a way around the device
Are alcoholics criminals ?


As stated it refers to drink related crime. It is a trial in 4 London boroughs to see how it works.
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he scheme is similar to programmes already in force in the US, and Professor Keith Humphreys, who is a former senior policy adviser at the drug policy office in the White House, told the BBC that ankle-tagging worked.
"The affect on crime has been dramatic. In South Dakota - where this was initially developed - there has been a 12% drop in repeat drink driving arrests and a 9% drop in domestic violence arrests," he said.