Electronic Home Monitoring
Home Detention Program Rules
The following is a list of Home Detention Program Rules. These rules were created to help the participants understand the basic rules required for this program. This section is intended only to give the client a general idea of the rules. You, the program client or participant, will find the specific regulations and conditions in the Enrollment Agreement, beginning on page 3 of this packet. The Enrollment Agreement portion of this packet is complete and binding and you, the client, must refer to this section in all program participation matters.
- The Home Detention Program and Klickitat County Adult Probation Services staff must know where you are at all times, whether at home or away. When you are going to and from work or school, etc., you must go straight to and from that location.
- You, the client, are the only person financially and legally responsible for the Home Detention Program equipment you have been loaned. Any damage or loss may result in criminal charges or civil action being taken against you.
- If any of the Home Detention Program equipment becomes damaged in any way, you must contact the Klickitat County Adult Probation Services immediately. Do not wait to call, you could be charged criminally and/or you may be taken off the program.
- Never tamper with any of the Home Detention Program equipment. This includes the Home Detention box in your home and the transmitter on your ankle.
- If the Klickitat County Adult Probation Services staff tells you to report to the Probation Department, you must be in the office within the time frame specified by the Home Detention Staff or Adult Probation Staff.
- If you want to move from where you are living to a new residence, you must have permission from the Home Detention Program staff first. There is a fee for moving.
- You must keep your phone and phone service working. If you do not have a working phone or if you lose phone service you will not be in the program, you will be in jail. Pay your phone bills and keep your phone working.
- If your phone is not working or the phone service stops, you must contact the Klickitat County Adult Probation Services office within thirty (30) minutes.
- If you change your phone number you must have permission from the Klickitat County Adult Probation Services first. There is a $15 fee for changing phone numbers.
- You must leave your phone ringer on all of the time. There are no excuses for having the ringer off or the phone unplugged. This is your responsibility alone. The Home Detention box in your home also must be plugged in at all times.
- When you are not working or going to school or somewhere you have permission to be, you must remain at home. You must follow your curfew hours. If you leave your residence without prior permission you will be taken off the program and your case will be returned to court.
- You have to make program fee payments on the dates scheduled. If you don't, you may be removed from the program. You must make these payments in person, unless you have permission from the Home Detention staff to allow some other person to bring the payment in or send it by mail.
- You are not allowed to drink alcohol of any type. This includes non-prescribed alcohol based, over the counter remedies or non-prescribed medicines. This also includes non-alcoholic beer.
- If you are ordered to take a Breathalyzer test, you must.
- You are not allowed to use any illegal drugs or substances. If you are taking current non-expired prescribed medication(s) you must inform the Home Detention Program Staff. You will be required to sign a release of information so the Home Detention Staff can verify your medication.
- If you are ordered to take a urinalysis test, you must. If you do not provide a urine sample within One (1) hour of the order, you will be removed from the program and your case will be returned to court.
- You must obey all laws; state, federal, municipal, (tribal - if applicable) and county.
- You must have a valid driver's license and proof of insurance if you drive a motor vehicle.
- You must give Home Detention Program staff the phone numbers and addressees of all work places, schools or other places you have permission to go.
- If you display a bad attitude towards, or lie to the Home Detention Program or Klickitat County Adult Probation staff, you may be taken off of the program and your case will be returned to court.
- Requests for changes in schedules or other activities must be made forty-eight (48) hours in advance. (Exceptions are for unexpected overtime or medical emergencies - both will be verified.)
- If you call the Home Detention Program office and get the answering machine, do not hang up. Leave a message. If you continually call and hang up without leaving a message, you may be removed from the program.
- You will be required to submit to a urinalysis test on the day that you are hooked up to the Electronic Monitoring equipment. If you test positive for non-prescribed controlled drugs or alcohol you will not be hooked up to Electronic home monitoring and your case will be returned to court.
For clients referred by Klickitat County Agencies, participation costs for the Program shall be set at $10 per day for the ankle bracelet and $12 per day for VICAP. You will be charged a one time setup fee of $50. Clients from other than Klickitat County Agencies shall pay a daily fee of $12 for the ankle bracelet and $14 for the VICAP. You will be charged a one time set up fee of $50.
The client agrees to pay by cash, cashier check or U.S. Postal Service money order. We do not accept debit or credit cards. One half of the total costs must be paid on or before the first day of Electronic Home Detention unless other arrangements are made. Thereafter, payments are to be made according to the agreed payment schedule. Failure to conform to the agreed payment schedule will be a considered a violation, in which your case will be returned to court.