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ITV News Granada Reports has had an exclusive look at the sat nav technology tracking criminals - rather than cars - in Lancashire.
Two offenders who admit they've committed thousands of burglaries have volunteered to have a tag monitored by a GPS system.
The force is one of the first in the country to use it and claims the new method is saving police time and money.
Matt O'Donoghue has this exclusive report:
Lancashire Police say their use of new GPS tracking technology to track their most prolific of offenders has helped them cut their bills and their crime rate.
The tracking bracelets have helped some of their worst criminals go straight and slashed more than £800,000 from the policing bill.
The tags enable police to monitor where people are and where they have been:
Watch below Inspector Joanne Keay of Lancashire Police explain how the force is using GPS technology.