The Hamilton County sheriff's office is using GPS to monitor and track wearers in almost real time showing where they are and where they have been.

The Department is hoping to add 50 more ankle bracelets with global positioning systems to the 143 electronic monitoring units, they already own or lease.

The high tech bracelets allow police to track crime suspects and monitor convicts wile freeing up space in the jail, that is filled with those involved in more serious crimes.

Deputies can also use laptops and apps on cellphones to send voice messages to those wearing the bracelets.