Read the code of conduct for posting to the lists
Preventive detention offers courts an option for detaining the highest risk individuals pretrial, but what does it look like in the courtroom? This webcast explores legal considerations for preventive detention. The recording is useful for judges, attorneys, policymakers, and advocates exploring...
This report discusses and analyzes the courts dependency on money bail and the impact it has on the jail pretrial population. The results show that the poorest populations are in pretrial detention, not prisons, and the pre-incarceration income of individuals is provided and broken down by...
Detaining The Poor - Prison Policy Initiative 2016.pdf
The policy statement of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys emphasizes the availability of accurate pretrial information and the use of a validated risk assessment
Policy Statement on Pretrial Justice - APA.pdf
The Alaska Criminal Justice Commission, an interbranch task force of state and local officials and practitioners, developed the policy foundations for S.B. 91 with technical assistance from The Pew Charitable Trusts as part of the Justice Reinvestment Initiative, a partnership between Pew and the U.S
Alaska's Criminal Justice Reforms- Comprehensive Law Improves Pretrial, Sentencing, and Corrections Policies - Pew 2016.pdf
This policy serves as an example of the use of citation in lieu of arrest, and is intended to accompany the e-learning courses "Pretrial Justice and Law Enforcement."
Policy on Criminal Process -Rapid City, SD 2015.doc
Short articles from Police Chiefs Magazine on deflection and citation in lieu of arrest. #Diversion
Great Ideas Policy Reform - Police Chiefs Magazine 2015.pdf
Suffolk County, Massachusetts District Attorney Rachael Rollins published a policy memo sharing her vision for her tenure.
Response to Victims of Crime Model Policy - IACP 2010.pdf
From the report: Because policymakers failed to take steps to prevent the spread of the virus in prisons and jails, correctional facilities have topped The New York Times’ list of largest outbreaks for months. Not only did officials do little to prevent the spread of COVID-19 ...
This report details the number of women who are locked up by various correctional systems and why. It sheds light on how incarcerated women fit into the nation's larger incarceration crisis, and critical insights into drivers of women’s incarceration.
Because pretrial detention has deleterious effects on client outcomes and disproportionately affects the poor and minorities, the American Council of Chief Defenders' (ACCD) policy statement urges a new commitment by all criminal justice stakeholders to ensure fair and appropriate pretrial release decision‐making
Policy Statement on Fair and Effective Pretrial Justice Practices - NLADA 2011.pdf