A failure affected the operation of electronic bracelets on Monday

The control device for people placed under electronic bracelets in the Paris region, managed by the Thales group, was interrupted Monday for more than five hours, we learned on Tuesday from the prison administration.

The Thales company “informed the prison administration of the interruption of its service for five hours and twenty minutes on Monday, from 4.30 p.m. to 9.50 p.m.”, explained this source, confirming information from BFMTV. According to the prison administration, no incident resulting from this interruption of service has been reported.

No knowledge of the number of people affected

The Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti asked the director of the prison administration to meet with those in charge of the system within Thales so that they “provide all the necessary clarifications and specify the arrangements made so that such an incident does not occur. reproduce more ”, we added from the same source.

The number of people placed under electronic surveillance affected by this failure could not be specified immediately.

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