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Pretrial release

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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