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Pretrial release

Pretrial Services: An Effective Alternative to Monetary Bail

This publication examines the challenges of relying on a monetary bail system and highlights existing solutions, such as pretrial services.

Assessing Pretrial Risk without a Defendant Interview

This assessment looks at an effective non-interview-based risk assessment, the Kentucky Pretrial Risk Assessment (KPRA).

A Brief Overview of Pretrial Release Laws

This report discusses how the fourth wave of reform will influence the juvenile justice system. 

Pretrial Justice: The Colorado Story

This video chronicles their journey so far in working to establish safe, fair, and effective pretrial justice in Colorado.

Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways to Solve America's Correctional Challenges

The position paper, "Community Corrections Collaborative Network: Safe and Smart Ways To Solve America’s Correctional Challenges", finds that community corrections is a critical part of the public safety system that supervises individuals under the legal authority in the community to reduce crime and victimization.

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Pretrial System: A "Front Door" to Health and Safety

This publication provides a general idea of what the ACA entails and explains how it can be used with pretrial detainees.

Unsecured Bonds: The Most Effective and Efficient Pretrial Release Option

This report provides empirical evidence about the effectiveness of unsecure bonds compared to secure bonds in safeguarding public safety.

Accreditation Standards for Pretrial Agencies Standards Manual Version 1.0.10

This is a great example of standards governing the accreditation of pretrial agencies.

Evidence-Based Pretrial Release: Final Paper

This report explains why evidence-based assessment of offenders can help reduce the need for pretrial detention capacity.

The Delivery of Pretrial Justice in Rural Areas: A Guide for Rural County Officials

This is a guide for elected officials seeking to enhance existing or develop new pretrial justice practices in rural areas


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