Many people have probably heard of GPS monitoring for teens – but it’s usually done through an app on their cell phone.
A Clearwater company now offers GPS ankle bracelet monitoring, making their location available to parents, no matter what.
The owner of Tampa Bay Monitoring, Frank Kopczynski said he started up the service when a mother called him asking for help after her daughter kept running away.
Some people may think ankle monitoring for teens is extreme.
“I think the ankle monitor is kind of criminal, more so like they’re a prisoner in a sense. It kind of takes they’re free will away from them,” said Nick Lapinski, a Pinellas County resident. “But, on the other hand, I think it’s good because you know what you’re kid is getting into.”- READ MORE