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Pretrial Release and Services



  • What is does it mean to be "released on recognizance"?
    According to the National Center of State Courts, being released on recognizance is defined as "the... Read More
    Last Updated: May 30, 2008

  • What is bail?
    According to Justice 101, a resource from the Offices of the United States Attorneys, bail is define... Read More
    Last Updated: May 16, 2014


  • Building Gender Informed Practices at the Pretrial Stage: Lessons Learned about Implementing the Inventory of Needs (ION) in Dutchess County, New York,  BJA-Sponsored, April 2016, NCJ 250259.

  • Kiosk Supervision: A Guidebook for Community Corrections Professionals,  NIJ-Sponsored, December 2015, NCJ 250174. (79 pages).
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  • Multi-jurisdiction Research on Automated Reporting Systems: Kiosk Supervision,  NIJ-Sponsored, December 2015, NCJ 250173. (15 pages).
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  • Support for Raising the Age for Justice-Involved Youths,  NIJ-Sponsored, May 2016, NCJ 249885. (2 pages).
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  • Colorado Bail Book: A Defense Practitioner's Guide to Adult Pretrial Release,  BJA-Sponsored, September 2015, NCJ 249191. (78 pages).
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  • Pretrial Risk Assessment: Science Provides Guidance on Assessing Defendants,  BJA-Sponsored, May 2015, NCJ 249059. (6 pages).
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