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Pretrial Release of Felony Defendants, 1992: National Pretrial Reporting Program

NCJ Number
Date Published
November 1994
16 pages
Brian A. Reaves Ph.D.; Jacob Perez Ph.D.
Publication Series
Using data collected from a representative sample of felony cases filed in the 75 largest U.S. counties in May 1992, this BJS Bulletin focuses on the pretrial release phase of the criminal justice process.
The report includes tables on type of pretrial release or detention, bail amount, release rate by prior criminal record and criminal justice status, time from arrest to pretrial release, characteristics of release versus detained defendants, court appearance record, rearrest rate while on pretrial release, and adjudication and sentencing outcomes for detained versus released defendants. 19 tables

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