2018 Florida Bar Criminal Justice Summit on Pretrial Release

Posted on Bail Bond News April 10, 2019 by admin

This video with transcription is from the 2018 Florida Bar Criminal Justice Summit with a focus on Pretrial Release. A transcription from this video has been provided below for a majority of the session. You will notice numerous comments from state law enforcement officials declaring there is no need for a new bail system in […]

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Why Supervised Release Alone for Pretrial is Not Enough

Posted on Bail Bond News April 10, 2019 by Peggy DiPirro

Many states around the country are striving for bail reform after New Jersey and New Mexico recently launched their new programs. And several other regions have reform in the works. The top priority for these advocates is to remove money bail from their criminal justice systems. But how safe is it to release questionable defendants […]

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The Truth About Bail Reform in New Mexico

Posted on Bail Bond News April 10, 2019 by Peggy DiPirro

New Mexico’s bail reform program was passed in February of 2016 and went into effect in July of 2017. The state’s crime rate had already been extremely high for years prior to implementing the new bail reform policies. The goal for modifying the state’s criminal justice system was to decrease incarceration rates and improve crime […]

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The Truth About Bail Reform in Maryland

Posted on Bail Bond News April 10, 2019 by Peggy DiPirro

Maryland implemented the Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council (JRCC) on May 19, 2016 and joined with thirty-three other states within the USA who have chosen to revamp their criminal justice systems with bail reform and other initiatives to reduce prison and jail populations.  This new system involves removing cash bail and utilizing other release mechanisms for […]

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The Truth About Bail Reform in New Jersey

Posted on Bail Bond News April 9, 2019 by Peggy DiPirro

New Jersey was the first state to remove cash bail and though news articles continue to be written patting the brave judicial system on the back, they do not have the monetary funds to maintain the program and statistics have not proven the initiative is truly effective. Though the Reform’s committee members and state officials […]

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