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NCJ Number: 65782 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SUPERVISED PRE-TRIAL RELEASE
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 51
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS REPORT DESCRIBES AN EXPERIMENTAL TEST TO IDENTIFY AND ASSESS APPROACHES FOR SUPERVISING DEFENDANTS RELEASED FROM PRETRIAL CUSTODY ON CONDITIONS DESIGNED TO ASSURE THEIR APPEARANCE IN COURT.
Abstract: THE TEST HAD THREE PRIMARY PURPOSES: TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF THE SUPERVISED RELEASE PROGRAM ON THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF SUPERVISED RELEASE ACTIVITIES ON THE FAILURE TO APPEAR RATES OF PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS, AND TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF SUPERVISED RELEASE ACTIVITIES ON THE RATES OF PRETRIAL CRIME OF PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS. PROGRAM COMPONENTS TO BE TESTED INCLUDED THE BASIC PROGRAM STRUCTURE, THE TARGET GROUP, PROGRAM ADMISSION, SUPERVISED RELEASE ACTIVITIES, AND MONITORING PROCEDURES. EVALUATION FOCUSED ON THE PRIMARY PURPOSES OF THE TEST, THE ANALYTIC FRAMEWORK AND EVALUATION DESIGN, AND THE MEASUREMENT OF IMPACT ON THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. THE TEST EFFORT WAS DESIGNED FOR IMPLEMENTATION WITHIN THREE JURISDICTIONS AND WAS DIVIDED INTO THE STAGES OF INITIAL RECRUITMENT AND PLANNING (5 MONTHS), CLIENT INTAKE, ASSIGNMENT TO TEST GROUPS, IMPLEMENTATION OF PROGRAM ACTIVITIES (18 MONTHS), AND PREPARATION OF DATA FOR EVALUATION AND CLOSE OUT (1 MONTH). SITE SELECTION CRITERIA CONSIDERED ESSENTIAL TO TEST DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION ARE LISTED, AS WELL AS SITE SELECTION CRITERIA CONSIDERED HELPFUL. A LIST OF SOURCE MATERIAL FOR SUPERVISED RELEASE PROGRAM TEST DESIGN IS ATTACHED.
Index Term(s): Bail/Financial Release; Citations; Correctional reform; Evaluative research; Pretrial release; Release on recognizance; Research and development; Research design; Supervised release; Technology transfer
Note: TEST DESIGN
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