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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?
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.
To make an informed and defensible decision about your agency’s use of an assessment tool, here are the top three questions to consider.
When it comes to pretrial reform, every jurisdiction in every state is facing different challenges, but one truth is universal: Success takes cooperation.
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.
Much of the pretrial reform debate centers on one key question: Should this individual be released or detained?
Making the right choices during pretrial is critical for community safety and depends entirely on what we know about the justice-involved individual.
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.
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.