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  • Pretrial Release and Probation: What is the Same and What is Different?

    According to those who study evidence-based teaching methods, comparing and contrasting two different objects, persons, or even fields and discipli
  • Using Front End Interventions To Achieve Public Safety And Healthy Communities

    The symposium highlighted promising law enforcement, prosecutorial, and judicial interventions at the pretrial stage and promoted dialogue among ju
  • COVID-19: How are Pretrial Service Agencies Dealing with the Coronavirus? [Webinar]

    In line with directives from the White House, state authorities, and local officials, criminal justice agencies around the country have modified op
  • Measuring What Matters: Outcome and Performance Measures for the Pretrial Services Field [Webinar]

    Like its previous edition, Measuring What Matters, Second Edition helps agencies gather consistent and meaningful data to track the performance of
  • Court Nonappearance and New Case Filings: Redefining Pretrial Misconduct

    The past two decades have enhanced our understanding of pretrial risk.
  • Incorporating Services and Support into Pretrial Supervision: Is There a Best Model?

    Behavioral health and social service needs are common in most arrest populations.
  • Promoting Pretrial Success: A New Model for Pretrial Supervision

    Pretrial supervision is a critical function of most pretrial services agencies.
  • Orientation for New Pretrial Executives, Section 2

    Section 2 covers the same content as Section 1

  • The Immediate Consequences of Federal Pretrial Detention (2019)

    This paper examines the effects of pretrial detention on case outcomes in federal criminal cases.

  • Undoing the Bail Myth: Pretrial Reforms to End Mass Incarceration (2019)

    Your Honor, Mr. Jones will come back to court.

  • To Bail or Not to Bail: Protecting the Presumption of Innocence in Nevada (2019)

    In 2016, Leslie Turner was arrested in North Las Vegas, Nevada because she failed to pay for a traffic ticket. In the months prior, Ms.

  • NAPSA Covid-19 Policy Response Survey (2020)

    As state and local jurisdictions were dealing with the onset of the pandemic, NAPSA created a survey to learn what responses to COVID-19 were being

  • Court Date Notifications: A Summary of the Research and Best Practices for Building Effective Reminder Systems (2021)

    While studies indicate court date reminder notification programs increase court appearance rates, additional peer-reviewed research is required bef

  • Pretrial Research Summaries

    Pretrial justice systems seek to maximize court appearance and community well-being and safety.

  • Needs and Pretrial Failure: Additional Risk Factors for Female and Male Pretrial Defendants (2014)

    Since the 1980s, increasing numbers of individuals entering into the criminal justice system have caused criminal justice professionals and researc