Webinar

Using Pretrial Risk Assessment to Guide Release and Detention Decision-Making

Mar. 17, 2016 , 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Contact Nastassia Walsh (202) 942-4289
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    Using Pretrial Risk Assessment to Guide Release and Detention Decision-Making

    Join us on this interactive webinar to learn how counties have successfully integrated their pretrial risk assessment tools into daily determinations of who should and should not be in jail, and how this decision-making has resulted in improved public safety outcomes and more efficient use of expensive jail space. An expert from the Pretrial Justice Institute will provide a brief review of pretrial risk assessment and an overview of the importance of integrating risk tools into pretrial release decision-making guidelines. A county elected official and a pretrial services practitioner will provide real-life examples of how their respective counties have improved the quality of their pretrial practices and how they used data to develop policies meet their goals.

    Join us on this interactive webinar to learn how counties have successfully integrated their pretrial risk assessment tools into daily determinations of who should and should not be in jail, and how this decision-making has resulted in impro
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