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Pretrial release

Pretrial Risk Assessment 101: Science Provides Guidance on Managing Defendants

This brief explains how pretrial risk assessments can benefit the community by improving public safety and reducing costs. 

Guidance for Setting Release Conditions

The chart available at this website provides information on statutory guidance for setting pretrial release conditions by state.

Pretrial Release Eligibility

Provides information on state laws governing pretrial release eligibility.

State of the Science of Pretrial Release Recommendations and Supervision

Legal issues that impact pretrial release or what supervision strategies that will lead to more effective pretrial release practices.

National Institute of Corrections and DC Pretrial-Measuring What Matters-DC Public Safety

National Institute of Corrections and DC Pretrial-Measuring What Matters-DC Public Safety

Measuring What Matters: Outcome and Performance Measures for the Pretrial Services Field

This monograph presents outcome and performance measures and mission-critical data that will help pretrial service agencies to be more effective.

Assessing Local Pretrial Justice Functions: A Handbook for Providing Technical Assistance

This guide presents a protocol that produces technical assistance for the front end of the criminal justice system—the pretrial justice stage.

State of the Science of Pretrial Risk Assessment

This publication is designed for a wide-ranging audience of criminal justice stakeholders who have questions about pretrial risk assessment and its value to the pretrial justice process.

Overview of Research Findings on Pretrial Risk Assessment and Pretrial Supervision

The use of pretrial risk assessment and pretrial supervision are examined in this report.

A Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems

This report is essential reading for individuals wanting to achieve measurable reductions of pretrial misconduct and post-conviction reoffending.


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