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League Recommendations to Improve Pretrial Services in Cook County

Monday, January 11, 2016
Special to suffredin.org
by Cook County League of Women Voters

League Recommendations to Improve Pretrial Services in Cook County

  1. Discontinue the Use of Cash Bail
  2. Make Thoughtful Use of Personal Recognizance I-Bonds and Electronic Monitoring
  3. Improve Collaboration Among Stakeholders to Expand the Availability of Alternatives to Jail
  4. Improve Communication among Bond Court Judges
  5. Complete the Integrated Information System
  6. Evaluate the Results of All Diversion Programs
  7. Confirm the Validity of the Pretrial Public Safety Assessment
  8. Improve the System of Drug Testing to Reduce Unnecessary Incarceration
  9. Create More Locations for Bond Court
  10. Evaluate the Value of Specialty Courts
  11. Continue to Mandate Stakeholder Collaboration
See the Pretrial Systems Report for explanations and more click here


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