The Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office Custody Alternatives Program (CAP) is committed to providing an alternative to incarceration in the Santa Cuz County jail. The program uses electronic monitoring, evidence based case risk and needs assessments, case planning and service coordination while providing community based supervision. Persons placed on electronic monitoring are under the jurisdiction of the Sheriff's Office. All CAP program participants are in the custody of the Sheriff's Office. The CAP officers supervise clients on the CAP program. This requires them to go to the home of the persons and perform a search to ensure requirements of the contract are met, set up monitoring equipment and review reports, alerts and GPS mapping, meet with persons once a week, conduct random on-site supervision, collect random urine or breath samples. Persons sentenced to the custody of the Sheriff's Office may be eligible for the CAP program as follows: Post Community Supervision will be reviwed on a case by case basis. 1170(h) split sentences may be considered after serving at least one third of their actual sentence. Straight sentences may be considered for CAP after serving two-thirds of the actual sentence. Persons with a classificaiton level of minimum/medium may apply for the CAP program. Persons who are citizens of the United State or legal residents may apply for the CAP program. Persons sentenced to 30 days or more may apply for the CAP program. Persons with a classification level of minimum/medium may apply for the CAP program, persons who are citizens of the United States or legal residents may apply for the CAP program. Persons sentenced to thirty or more days to the custody of the Sheriff Office with offenses not stated in the exclusion list may be considered for the CAP program. In some cases, persons may qualify to serve less than 30 days on the CAP program if the work release program is not appropriate or suitable. The AB-109 1170(h) population may request a CAP "Interest Request Form" within the first thirty days of incarceration. General population serving thirty (30) days or more may obtain a CAP form from correctional staff. Persons applying for the CAP program while out of custody may obtain an application from the main jail reception center during normal business hours. Persons applying for the CAP program must submit their application a minimum of 14 days prior to the surrender date. Disqualifiers for CAP are: ICE/Parole, current parole violation, application has pending serious cases, applicant committed other crimes or violations pending CAP, falsifyng information in the application, escape or risk history, history of violence or prior convictions of violent felonies, offense which require sex offender registration, the application doesnot live in santa cruz county, no steady residence or transient, the application's classification is maxium security and the sentencing judge indicates - no custody alternatives. The CAP application fee is $125. The daily fees range from $10 to $16. The fee is paid on a weekly basis. Out of county transfer may be possible.