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NCJ Number: 157050 Find in a Library
Title: Reviewing Pre-Trial Services
Corporate Author: National Assoc for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: National Assoc for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
London, SW9 0PU
Sale Source: National Assoc for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO)
169 Clapham Road
London,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: Pre-trial services are examined.
Abstract: This paper outlines a structure for reviewing pre- trial services. It is intended for social services departments and probation services wishing to evaluate their current pre-trial arrangements, particularly the need for bail support, with a view to developing appropriate services in the future. The paper assumes that there are many benefits to undertaking such a review to ensure that statutory duties are met and that scarce and often highly specialized resources are coordinated to maximum effect. Key principles of undertaking a review and possible outcomes are discussed. Suggestions for formulating a bail support policy are provided. The text contains three figures illustrating organizational flow charts for social services and probation service departments as well as a summary of the Audit Commission's description of an assessment-led model.
Main Term(s): Courts
Index Term(s): Bail review; Bail/Financial Release; England; Pretrial procedures
Note: This Pre-Trial Initiatives Paper 3 is part of the National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NACRO) Briefing series produced by NACRO's Bail Support Unit.
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