Pretrial Reform

California + Northpointe Suite Pretrial = Advancing Justice, Together

By |2021-01-12T19:19:46+00:00January 11th, 2021|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Supervision|

We’re equivant, and we’re proud to be California’s state-approved pretrial solution provider. Northpointe Suite Pretrial was expertly designed by and for pretrial practitioners, backed by a research team of leading criminologists.

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The Most Under-Utilized Tool in Pretrial

By |2020-12-10T16:58:24+00:00December 10th, 2020|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Issuing citations instead of arrests is one of the most under-utilized tools in achieving better pretrial outcomes. So why aren’t more supervision agencies talking to their law enforcement partners about their citation usage?

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Our Top 4 Go-To Resources for Pretrial

By |2020-12-02T20:28:04+00:00December 2nd, 2020|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

We’ve compiled a list of our favorite go-to resources for pretrial, no matter where you’re located or how far along you are in your pretrial reboot.

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Can you defend your pretrial practice? 3 points to consider

By |2020-07-27T23:48:20+00:00July 27th, 2020|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Supervision|

To make an informed and defensible decision about your agency’s use of an assessment tool, here are the top three questions to consider.

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Stop! Collaborate and Listen … for Effective Pretrial Reform

By |2020-06-12T14:13:04+00:00March 10th, 2020|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

When it comes to pretrial reform, every jurisdiction in every state is facing different challenges, but one truth is universal: Success takes cooperation.

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A Leading Voice in Pretrial Reform? Yours.

By |2020-06-12T14:29:21+00:00February 17th, 2020|All, Blog, Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Pretrial Reform|

The courts may be at the center of the pretrial reform debate, but jails are at the center of the ongoing repercussions of those decisions.

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Pretrial Supervision: So Many Choices, So Little Time

By |2020-06-17T13:27:35+00:00September 5th, 2019|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Much of the pretrial reform debate centers on one key question: Should this individual be released or detained?

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Do Risk Assessments Have a Place in Pretrial?

By |2020-06-17T13:31:23+00:00August 12th, 2019|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

Making the right choices during pretrial is critical for community safety and depends entirely on what we know about the justice-involved individual.

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The Practice of Pretrial: What Successful Counties are Doing

By |2020-06-17T14:20:30+00:00July 8th, 2019|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

For those of us who work in the justice system every day, it’s a good idea to step back and ground ourselves in the basics of pretrial so we can help our stakeholders navigate these changing times.

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3 Fears To Overcome on Pretrial Reform

By |2020-05-15T16:48:22+00:00September 13th, 2018|All, Blog, Pretrial Reform, Supervision, Supervision Case Management|

In the last few years, pretrial reform has accelerated to an almost breakneck speed. The traditional practice of setting monetary bail based strictly on a person’s current criminal charges and their criminal history is shifting to practices that look for alternative ways to handle pretrial decisions based on a person’s risk level. Those who work in corrections are wondering how to navigate a system that will no longer rely on money bail.

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