Pretrial Solutions


Pretrial Progress - A Survey of Pretrial Practices and Services:

A survey of California counties reveals the extent (and growth) of pretrial services in the state as local officials work to better manage their jail populations, along with a legal brief explaining how such services work within California law.

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Pretrial Toolkit

Creating an Effective Pretrial Program is a helpful resource for counties interested in pretrial programs that can reduce jail pressures and costs by managing certain people in the community as they await court dates. It is a joint publication by Californians for Safety and Justice and the Crime and Justice Institute.