Alameda County SCRAM Provider

Continuous Alcohol Monitoring in Oakland and Throughout Alameda County

The SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring (CAM) device helps clients stay accountable and compliant. Automatic sampling every 30 minutes ensures that clients are not drinking for the duration of their monitoring period, which is slightly over 100 days on average. Past participants boast compliance rates of over 97%.

The science and technology behind the SCRAM CAM device are peer-reviewed, court-validated, and heavily researched. Monitoring agencies can rest assured that clients are remaining sober unless an alert is issued. Drinking and tamper alerts are reviewed by a trained expert, eliminating the majority of false reports.

Alcohol Monitoring Solutions in Alameda County

Whether a person is struggling with an underlying addiction or dependence on alcohol, or they are an alcohol offender, the SCRAM CAM device can help. Unlike a traditional breach test which may miss drinking events. The continuous monitoring of the SCRAM CAM device ensures that all drinking events are captured and reported. There are no gaps in testing and no missed tests.

All attempts to obstruct, remove, or damage the device are immediately reported to the appropriate agencies. The state-of-the-art strap design makes it extremely difficult to remove or install without expert assistance. The device can provide peace of mind that even the most high-risk offenders are remaining compliant.

Why SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring

SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring offers numerous benefits to both clients and the community at large. Instead of incarceration, individuals utilizing the SCRAM continuous alcohol monitoring device are allowed to keep working. By staying out of jail, they can continue to support their family or remain in school making SCRAM CAM a productive, effective alternative to incarceration.

In addition, SCRAM CAM can provide reliable evidence of a person’s compliance (or non-compliance). It supports long-term behavior change and can be used in conjunction with house arrest.

SCRAM Continuous Alcohol Monitoring FAQs

Can I go swimming with the SCRAM CAM bracelet?
While you are able to shower and clean the area surrounding the device with an alcohol-free soap and water, you cannot completely submerge the device in water. During installation, it is important to pay attention and review the information regarding your device. Taking a bath is prohibited if it requires that the device becomes completely submerged in water.

Will people know that I am wearing a SCRAM CAM device?
The SCRAM CAM device fits discreetly under most pant legs. Many participants report that they forget that they are even wearing the device after a few days. The bracelet is unobtrusive and does not require bulky equipment.

Do I need a landline (phone line) to use SCRAM?
No, today there are more options for installation and communication than ever before. Prospective clients for SCRAM in Alameda County can use wifi, a landline, or an ethernet connection.

Will I have to do urine or breath testing?
Because SCRAM continuous alcohol monitoring tests for alcohol consumption through the sweat that is naturally excreted on your ankle, there may not be any reason for additional urine or breath testing.

How often does the device test?
The device tests every 30 minutes for alcohol consumption. There is no break in testing, automatic sampling is conducted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Will I know the device is testing?
The device emits a small vibration when testing that is almost undetectable after a few days.

Who Can Benefit from SCRAM CAM in Oakland

Low- and high-risk offenders can benefit from SCRAM use in Oakland or anywhere in Alameda County. Approximately 863,000 clients have been monitored with the SCRAM CAM device and over 4 billion alcohol tests have been formed. Clients spend an average of 107 days on the program, with 99.1% being confirmed sober days.

SCRAM CAM is not only for people who have been charged with a crime. It is also effective for individuals who are simply struggling with alcohol addiction. An underlying reliance on alcohol can directly affect your ability to work, attend school, or help your family. SCRAM can help ensure that the core group stays together.

The SCRAM CAM bracelet has been proven effective for people in domestic violence cases, alcohol cases, family law matters, DUI courts, and more.

What to Expect When Wearing the SCRAM CAM Device

The SCRAM CAM device is small and unobtrusive. If you are required to wear a SCRAM ankle monitoring bracelet, you can continue your normal activities including working out, showering, and going to work or school unless prohibited by a court order.

What Do I Need for the Installation of a SCRAM CAM Device?

Individuals need to have some sort of connection either wireless, landline, or through an ethernet cable. The device is able to communicate with the base station through this connection.

Remaining Sober with SCRAM in Alameda County

Undoubtedly it can be difficult on your own to remain sober within Alameda County. SCRAM CAM can help a person stay on track, showing real-time reports. Non-compliance, including tamper alerts and drinking alerts, are immediately reported.

Innovative Technology, Provable Results

Courts, prosecutors, parole officers, and others are able to know when clients are drinking. The SCRAM CAM shows a point by point analysis of a reportable drinking incident. An expert then reviews alerts to confirm suspected drinking episodes. The device helps even the toughest clients stay accountable for their sobriety.

Clear, Concise Reporting

Reports generated by SCRAM continuous alcohol monitoring are clear and concise. The easy-to-read data makes it easy to see non-compliance and drinking events. Nearly 1600 jurisdictions used SCRAM continuous alcohol monitoring to detect whether a person had been drinking. Since the device tests continually, clients were forced to comply.

Getting the Help You Need Now in Oakland

The SCRAM CAM product is a key piece in reducing drunk driving recidivism and other often repeated alcohol offenses. Interested individuals are encouraged to contact our office to learn more about the SCRAM continuous alcohol monitoring device and how it can help you abstain from alcohol.