Pretrial Justice: Principles and Practices
This two-hour program discusses strategies for developing an effective pretrial process (e.g., arrest, interview, risk assessment and recommendatio
Topics in Community Corrections, Annual Issue 2008: Applying Evidence-Based Practices in Pretrial Services
Articles in this issue include:
A Framework for Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Pretrial Services
"This article presents a possible framework for developing research geared toward identifying evidence-based practices in pretrial services" (p.
Improving Pretrial Assessment and Supervision in Colorado
The Colorado Improving Supervised Pretrial Release (CISPR) Project, an innovative pretrial initiative, is described.
Pretrial Defendants: Are They Getting Too Much of a Good Thing?
The use of the Step Forward program offered by the Oakland County Community Corrections Division (OCCCD) is explained.
Pretrial Rearrests Among Domestic Violence Defendants in New York City
Pretrial rearrest among New York domestic violence (DV) defendants is examined.
Legal and Evidence Based Practices: Application of Legal Principles, Laws, and Research to the Field of Pretrial Services
"[C]ritical legal principles applicable to defendants during the pretrial stage" are covered (p.3).
Pretrial Risk Assessment in the Federal Court for the Purpose of Expanding the Use of Alternatives to Detention
The identification of “federal criminal defendants who are most suited for pretrial release without jeopardizing the integrity of the judicial proc
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"
Virginia Pretrial Risk Assessment Instrument (VPRAI)
This pretrial assessment instrument is a great resource for developing and implementing or retuning such a tool for your agency.
Criminal Justice Reform Report to the Governor and the Legislature for Calendar Year 2017 (2018)
This report provides information regarding the implementation of these various aspects of Criminal Justice Reform (CJR).
Pretrial risk assessment tool developed for Alaska (2018)
This article reviews a new pretrial risk assessment tool that calculates whether a defendant is at low, moderate, or high risk for failure to appea