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The following are interesting articles and stories on the bail bond industry:

The Hardest Working MOM in Texas Bail Bonds

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The hardest working mom in Texas bail bonds is at it again. ExpertBail Agent Kellye Cooper...

ExpertBail Agent Kellye Cooper Giving Back to our Military

Friday, December 5, 2014

Going out of your way to make a difference in someone’s life is a noble and courageous thing to do...

Bondsmen Aren’t Magicians…They are Just Good at Making Defendants Appear

Thursday, December 4, 2014

What happens when a defendant who is released from jail before their trial takes off and disappears?

ExpertBail Agent Inessa Chavez Wins Small Business Award

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

One of the most common misperceptions of the bail bond industry is that

ExpertBail Agent Matt Dennis Lending a Hand To Law Enforcement in New Orleans

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Ask any sheriff about the role that bail bondsmen play in the criminal justice system and you will hear nothing but praise.

ExpertBail Agent Lingda Ngo Wins Prestigious Award in Texas

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

When most people think of the bail bond industry, rarely do they think of hard working small family businesses.

ExpertBail Agent Tonya Rynerson Talks Domestic Violence and Bail Bonds on WBRP

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The holidays are a stressful time for many families across the country. Mix that stress with alcohol

Bail Bondsman "Guaranteeing" Justice in North Carolina

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

In North Carolina, Bail Agents are an essential part of the criminal justice system. In a recent story reported by...

What’s Right With Louisiana’s Bail System?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Last week, The Shreveport Times posted an op-ed article from Marjorie Esman, the Executive Director...

Defense Attorneys Show Support for the Commercial Bail Bond Industry

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

This past weekend the ExpertBail Team along with one of its agents, Tonya Rynerson of 888-Bail-Bonds, attended the California...

Fugitives Running Free In Oregon...Why Commercial Bail is the Answer

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Oregon is one of the four states in the US that does not allow commercial bail bonds. While many in the public...

ExpertBail Educating the Media on the Benefits of Commercial Bail

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

During the month of September the ExpertBail team spent several...

ExpertBail Agent Jeremy Hubbard Talking Bail Bonds with Lars Larson

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In addition to being the President of the Washington State Bail Bond Association, Jeremy Hubbard is...

Bail Month 2014 - Get all the BAIL FACTS

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

As we come to the end of a successful Bail Month 2014, we thought we would share a...

Bail Month - BAIL FACT #19: Commercial Bail is the Most Commonly Used Form of Release. Why? Because it Works!

Monday, September 29, 2014

In 2012, the American Bar Association published an updated resource guide, The Law of Commercial and...

Bail Month - BAIL FACT #18: Commercial Bail is More Effective and Less Costly

Thursday, September 25, 2014

In 1997, the American Legislative Exchange Council ALEC conducted a research project in...

Bail Month - BAIL FACT #17: Survey Shows That Sheriffs Strongly Support Commercial Bail

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

While those in the public sector pretrial community would like you to believe that law enforcement...

Bail Month - BAIL FACT #16: Commercial Bail is More Than Three Times More Effective than Public Sector Pretrial Programs

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Today's Bail Fact comes from a Special Report issued by the Departement of Justice Bureau of Justice Statistics...

Bail Month - BAIL FACT #15: Survey Shows Judges Have Confidence in Commercial Bail and No Confidence in Public Sector Pretrial Services

Monday, September 22, 2014

In 2012, the ExpertBail Team attended the American Judges' Association National Conference...

Bail Month - BAIL FACT #14: Unsecured Release Has an FTA rate Twice that of Secured Release

Friday, September 19, 2014

Public sector pretrial release proponents make many claims about their effectiveness at supervising...

Bail Month - BAIL FACT #13 - Commercial Bail is the Original Evidence-Based Form of Pretrial Release

Thursday, September 18, 2014

One of the most popular phrases used by proponents of public sector pretrial release programs is "evidenced-based."

Bail Month 2014 - BAIL FACT #12: Jail Overcrowding is NOT Caused by the Commercial Bail Industry

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

One of the most common criticisms that opponents of commercial bail use against the industry...

Bail Month 2014 - BAIL FACT #11: Counties That Don't Use Commercial Bail Pay a High Price

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

In 2004, Alex Tabarrok and Eric Helland conducted one of the most comprehensive studies on the subject...

Bail Month 2014 - BAIL FACT #10: Bail Bonds Save Taxpayers Millions of Dollars

Monday, September 15, 2014

In 2012, Dr. Robert Morris of the University of Texas at Dallas conducted a research study to...

Bail Month 2014 - BAIL FACT #9

Friday, September 12, 2014

One of the most mis-understood aspects of the commercial bail industry is the positive financial impact it has...

Bail Month 2014 - BAIL FACT #8

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The commercial bail industry is the one entity within the criminal justice system that guarantees...

Bail Month 2014 - Bail Fact #7

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

If you were to only read the materials being distributed by advocates of public sector pretrial services...

Bail Month 2014 - Bail Fact #6

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

In 2012, Dr. Robert Morris of the University of Texas at Dallas conducted a unique criminal justice research project.

Bail Month 2014 - Bail Fact #5

Monday, September 8, 2014

As we enter the second week of Bail Month, we flash back to 1997 and a study conducted by the...

ExpertBail Agent Standing Out: A Conversation with Stephen Owens

Monday, September 8, 2014

If you ever want to learn what it is really like to be a bail bondsman, then turn off the television

Bail Month 2014 - Bail Fact #4

Friday, September 5, 2014

As we approach the end of the first week of BAIL MONTH, we have shared facts from university research studies...

Bail Month 2014 - Bail Fact #3

Thursday, September 4, 2014

In today's tough economic environment, states and counties all over the country are struggling with resources and budgets.

ExpertBail on National Syndicated Radio with Legendary Businessman Stuart Vener

Thursday, September 4, 2014

The ExpertBail team is at it again. This time they spent Monday morning on National Syndicated Radio

Bail Month 2014 - Bail Fact #2

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Today's "BAIL FACT" comes out of Dallas, Texas. In 2012, Dr. Robert Morris of the University of Texas at Dallas...

September 2014 is Bail Month - Bail Fact #1

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

In honor of the Pretrial Justice Institute's and the Justice Policy Institute's announcement and declaration...

Profiling a Bail Bondsman: ExpertBail Agent Jeremy Hubbard

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Many people have some pretty interesting preconceived ideas about the bail bond business.

ExpertBail on the Radio in August

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

During the month of August the ExpertBail team has been burning the midnight oil talking with media all over the country.

ExpertBail Agent Shawn Thomas Making a Difference in New Jersey

Friday, August 22, 2014

When people think of bail agents, they typically think of big burly men running through the streets with bullet proof vests...

ExpertBail on the Air with David Cruz on KEIB 1150 AM

Thursday, August 21, 2014

ExpertBail's Managing Director, Eric Granof, talks on the air with with David Cruz about the many misperceptions of the bail bond industry.

ExpertBail Agent Micah Grimes Talking Bail Bonds in North Carolina

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Earlier this week on WTKF FM and WJNC AM in North Carolina, ExpertBail Agent, Micah Grimes...

New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Association Calls Bail Reform Impractical

Monday, August 11, 2014

In a recent letter to the Editor on MyCentralJersey.com, the New Jersey State Chiefs of Police...

Public Opinion Poll in NJ Does Not Support Bail Reform

Monday, August 4, 2014

While legislators in New Jersey burn the midnight oil on which way to go on the proposed bail...

ExpertBail Agent Jeremy Hubbard at it Again on KBET - AM

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

ExpertBail Agent and President of the Washington State Bail Agent's Association is at it again.

ExpertBail Agent Jeremy Hubbard talks bail bonds on the radio with KEIB - AM (Los Angeles)

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

ExpertBail Agent and President of the Washington State Bail Agents Association spent a few minutes talking...

Bail Bondsmen: Making Sure They Show Up For Court

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It seems to be a rare occurrence nowadays to read a good positive story about the bail bond industry...

Bail Bondsmen and Browns: Going Public About Protecting the Public in Ohio

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

When a defendant is released by the court on a 10% bond, there is an assumed promise by the court...

ExpertBail in the News: Bail Bondsmen in Las Vegas Getting a Bad Rap

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

If you have ever watched a Hollywood movie that included a bail bondsman as one of its characters or read

ExpertBail talking bail bonds with Frank Abbruzzino online

Monday, July 7, 2014

Check out ExpertBail's recent interview on the Francesco Abbruzzino Show.

Another Bail Bond Agent Doing What Bail Bond Agents Do…Holding People Accountable for their Actions!

Monday, July 7, 2014

Statistics and facts don’t lie…especially when it comes to the criminal justice system.

ExpertBail Agent Kellye Cooper Continuing to Make A Difference

Monday, June 30, 2014

If being a Mom is one of the toughest jobs in the world, than being a Mom and running an organization called M.O.M is...

Oregon...No Bail Bondsmen = More Fugitives

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Call it sub-human nature or just call it criminals being criminals, but there is no doubt that when you...

More Crowded Jails in Non-Commercial Bail States

Friday, June 13, 2014

Yes, we have all heard it before. The endless mantra of public sector pretrial proponents, "Jails are crowded because..."

Is the Bail Bond Industry Good or Bad for Your Downtown?

Monday, June 9, 2014

As someone who works for a company that has been in the bail bond industry for over 80 years...

New Jersey Bail Reform: Setting the Record Straight

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

We hope that you can find the time to read the latest Opinion article published in the New Jersey Star Ledger

Tonya Rynerson Talking Bail Bonds in Southern California

Thursday, May 22, 2014

When most people think of the bail bond business the last image that comes to...

High Tech Bail Bond Agents Making the Criminal Justice System More Effective

Thursday, May 15, 2014

In today’s high tech world, it is pretty difficult to unplug yourself from the grid. From smart phones to...

Bail Bond Agents Making a Difference in Southern California

Thursday, May 8, 2014

When most people think of the bail profession, they think of dark dingy offices with shady characters.

ExpertBail On The Radio With Bob Schmidt of WLFN-FM

Thursday, May 8, 2014

This past week, the ExpertBail team was at it again on the radio. This time it was on WLFN-FM...

Florida Bail Bond Agents Stepping up in Time of Need

Friday, May 2, 2014

If you have been paying attention to the news out of Florida this week, then you probably know that they have...

Setting The Record Straight on the True Cost of Bail Reform

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Read the new op-ed piece written by Eric Granof for the Crime Report. Eric discusses the true cost of bail...

Talking Bail Bonds: ExpertBail Interviewed in TOMI Magazine

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Check out the recent interview with the ExpertBail Network in TOMI Magazine. ExpertBail's Managing Director...

Sharing Bail Bond Resources in South Carolina

Thursday, April 17, 2014

This past week, Eric Granof, Vice President Corporate Communications for AIA and Chief Marketing for the ExpertBail Network

ExpertBail Talking Bail Bonds on KEX 1190 AM

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Listen in to ExpertBail's short interview on the Michael Castner Show on KEX 1190 AM in Portland Oregon.

Why Does Commercial Bail Work? It's Simple...We Go Get Them

Thursday, March 13, 2014

If you ever wondered why the commercial bail industry is so effective at what it does, you do not have to look any further...

USA Today Connects Fugitives and Failures of Public Sector Pretrial Release Programs

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

If you haven’t seen this USA Today article or the short video on fugitives, than you need to click on it below and watch it.

ExpertBail on the Radio with Jordana Green on WCCO in Minnesota

Monday, March 3, 2014

If you are like most people, then you probably think that the bail bond industry is filled with dark, unscrupulous...

The Business of Bail: ExpertBail Interviewed by Small Business Digest

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

When most people think of the bail bond industry, they think of tough guys chasing bad guys through the streets...

Texas Bail Bond Agent is a MOM on a Mission for the Holidays

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Texas Bail Bond Agent, Kellye Cooper of AAA Bail Bonds, just might be the biggest mom in Texas.

Richmond Bail Bond Agent Shines at Christmas Time

Thursday, January 2, 2014

When most people think of Santa's helpers they think of small elves with pointy ears singing Christmas Carols. Well,...

Halfway to Concord: Jail Overcrowding and the Need for Public-Private Partnerships

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

We invite you to read the latest op-ed piece from AIA's Vice President of Corporate Communications, Eric Granof.

Pretrial Release and Fuzzy Math: Correlation Does Not Equal Causation

Friday, December 20, 2013

I recently read an article that discussed how pretrial detention creates more crime. This is an argument that has...

Big Marco Making a Big Difference in San Diego

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

ExpertBail Agent Marco LiMandri of A to Z Bail Bonds in San Diego, California is spending this Holiday

Big Mike Nefzger Talks Bail Bonds in West Palm Beach

Monday, December 9, 2013

Michael Nefzger or Big Mike, as he is referred to by those that know him, spends his days...

The People Have Spoken: NewsOne Poll out of Cook County Says No Taxpayer Dollars for Bail

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

This past week in the Chicago media a story was written on the jail overcrowding problems plaguing Cook County.

Judging VERA - This Time the Bench Weighs in

Monday, November 11, 2013

More VERA Truth budget debate videos coming out of New Orleans. This time the judges

The VERA Institute of Justice: Value or Vaudville

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

The budget battle continues in New Orleans over the need for value tax dollars to be spent on the VERA Institute.

A New Look at Pretrial Release Reform: A Bail Persective

Monday, November 4, 2013

Check out the new op-ed piece published this morning on the Fox & Hounds website by AIA's Vice President...

Pretrial Risk Assessments: Public Record or VERA's Little Secret

Friday, November 1, 2013

When our tax dollars are used to fund an organization that is designed to gather information on defendants...

VERA Risk Assessments: What They Do and What They Don't Do

Thursday, October 31, 2013

If you have ever wondered what the public sector pretrial community and the VERA Institute mean...

The Truth About Pretrial Services in New Orleans

Thursday, October 24, 2013

As the budget debate heats up again in New Orleans, more information is being shared on the shortcomings of the VERA Institute...

Local Bail Agent Educates New Orleans on WWL Radio

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

In the ongoing budget debate between the VERA Institute and the City of New Orleans, a new radio interview...

The American Bail Coalition Moves Forward

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The American Bail Coalition announced today two exciting changes. Read the press release below.

VERA Truth Video #10

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

This next VERA Truth Video showcases the many contradictory statements and explanations that VERA...

VERA Truth Video #9

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

We are pleased to present the next video in the VERA Truth series. This video focuses on...

BAIL MONTH - FACT #17

Monday, September 30, 2013

As Bail Month comes to an end, we would be lying if we said we weren't a little sad. We have really enjoyed sharing...

BAIL MONTH - FACT #16

Friday, September 27, 2013

Bail Month Fact #16 comes once again from a United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics...

BAIL MONTH - FACT #15

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Bail Month Fact #15 comes from the American Bail Coalition's response to the Justice Policy Institute's (JPI) distribution

BAIL MONTH - FACT #14

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Today's Bail Month Fact comes once again from the 2004 Helland and Tabarrok study out of the University of Chicago...

VERA Truth Video #8

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Today's VERA Truth video takes a more detailed look at the VERA "Risk Assessment" and its many failures...

BAIL MONTH - FACT #13

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Bail Month Fact #13 comes from a survey conducted at the 2012 eCourts Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada...

VERA Truth Video #7

Monday, September 23, 2013

We have another VERA Truth Video this afternoon out of New Orleans, Louisiana. This next video is a more...

BAIL MONTH - FACT #12

Monday, September 23, 2013

Our next Bail Month Fact comes from a survey taken at the American Judges' Association Conference in New Orleans...

BAIL MONTH - FACT #11

Friday, September 20, 2013

This next Bail Month Fact comes from a survey conducted at the 2013 National Sheriffs' Association Conference in....

VERA Truth - This Time On the Radio in New Orleans

Thursday, September 19, 2013

New Orleans Bail Bond Agent Matt Dennis shares the truth about the VERA Institute on WRNO99 in New Orleans.

BAIL MONTH - FACT #10

Thursday, September 19, 2013

This next Bail Month Fact comes from the 1997 study conducted by the American Legislative Exchange Council...

VERA Truth Video #6

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Should the measure of justice be about how many people are in jail? The VERA Institute thinks it should.

BAIL MONTH - FACT #9

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

This next Bail Month Fact comes from a study that was conducted in Los Angeles County by the JFA Institute...

BAIL MONTH - FACT #8

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Bail Month Fact #8 comes out of Harris County Texas from the former Head of Pretrial Services.

BAIL MONTH - FACT #7

Monday, September 16, 2013

Bail Month Fact #7 comes from the groundbreaking study out of the University of Texas at Dallas.

VERA Truth Video #5

Friday, September 13, 2013

We are happy to share with you the next video in the VERA Truth series that is currently posted on YouTube.

BAIL MONTH - FACT #6

Friday, September 13, 2013

Bail Month Fact #6 comes to us from the American Bar Association's recent resource publication...

VERA Truth Video #4

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Below is the fourth video in the VERA Truth series that is being showcased on YouTube.

BAIL MONTH - FACT #5

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Bail Month Fact #5 comes from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics.

VERA Truth Video #3

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Below is the third video in the VERA Truth series that is currently showing on YouTube.

BAIL MONTH - FACT #4

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The next Bail Month Fact comes from a study done in California back in 1997. The study assessed release mechanisms...

VERA Truth Video #2

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Below is the second VERA Truth Video that has been released on YouTube.

BAIL MONTH - FACT #3

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The next Bail Month Fact comes out of California, where earlier this year the Little Hoover Commission...

VERA Truth Videos Launched

Monday, September 9, 2013

If you ever wanted to learn how your tax dollars are being wasted in the criminal justice system...

BAIL MONTH - FACT #2

Monday, September 9, 2013

In honor of the Pretrial Justice Institutes designation of September as "Bail Month" we are presenting daily Bail Month Facts.

BAIL MONTH - FACT #1

Friday, September 6, 2013

When compared to other forms of pretrial release, Commercial Bail has been proven time and time again to be the most effective at getting defendants back to court.

ExpertBail Breaking Down Bail Bond Stereotypes on the Radio in Baltimore

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Listen to Eric Granof's recent interview on WHFC in Baltimore. He talks about...

ExpertBail Spends Labor Day Weekend Talking Bail Bonds on the Don Smith Show

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

How much money could your county save by expanding the use of commercial bail? How much safer would your...

Commercial Bail Bonding: Ensuring Accountability, Ensuring Justice

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

When a judge sets bail for a defendant, that judge is looking at a variety of factors. They have to assess whether or not the person...

ExpertBail Breaks Down the Bail Bond Industry on WGH-AM in Virginia Beach

Friday, August 23, 2013

In its ongoing mission to educate consumers about the realities of the bail bond industry, the ExpertBail team...

Dr. Robert Morris of the Univeristy of Texas at Dallas on the Radio With Valder Beebe

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Dr. Robert Morris of the University of Dallas at Texas spent Thursday morning on...

Jail Overcrowding Right in the Heart of Pretrial Country and there is no Commercial Bail Bond Industry to Blame

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

For years, opponents of the commercial bail bond industry have pointed the finger at bail agents and blamed...

Part 2: Understanding the Realities of the Bail Bond Industry - ExpertBail Speaks with Bev Smith

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Listen to Part 2 of ExpertBail's Interview with legendary radio talk show host Bev Smith. ExpertBail's Managing...

Dr. Robert Morris of the Univeristy of Texas at Dallas talking with KRLD-AM about his recent study

Monday, August 19, 2013

Dr. Robert Morris of the Univerisity of Texas at Dallas spoke with KRLD -AM in Dallas about his recent study on the Dallas...

Understanding Bail Bonds as Insurance: ExpertBail on the Bev Smith Show

Monday, August 19, 2013

Did you know that the bail bond industry is part of the insurance industry?

Busting Bail Bond Myths in Albany, New York

Monday, August 12, 2013

ExpertBail's Managing Director, Eric Granof, spent Sunday morning talking with veteran news radio anchor Mike Patrick...

Sheriffs' Association of Texas Survey Shows Overwhleming Support for Commercial Bail

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

In continued support of state and local Sheriff’s association, several members of the ExpertBail Team attended...

Uncovering the Mysteries of the Bail Bond Industry on KFWB in Los Angeles

Monday, July 15, 2013

Eric Granof, Managing Director of the ExpertBail Network, speaks with KFWB in Los Angeles about the bail bond industry and explains...

ExpertBail Agent Lou Maselli Honored with Featured Business in Fremont, California

Monday, July 1, 2013

The entire team at ExpertBail, would like to congratulate Lou Maselli of Maselli Bail Bonds in Fremont, California...

ExpertBail Shares Bail Bond Industry Insights On Top Consumer Affairs Website

Monday, July 1, 2013

Most consumers know very little about the bail bond industry. In fact, if they were ever in the position of needing one, most would have no idea what to do or...

Sheriffs Support the Commercial Bail Bond Industry as the Most Effective Form of Release

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The ExpertBail Team was in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the National Sheriffs’ Association Conference.

ExpertBail Talks Bail Bonds on the Radio in Anchorage, Alaska

Friday, June 21, 2013

ExpertBail's Eric Granof discusses bail bonds in Anchorage, Alaska on KBYR AM 700.

The Commercial Bail Bond Industry and Wisconsin: Why Change Can Be Good

Thursday, June 20, 2013

You have probably heard by now, Wisconsin is on the brink of bringing back a commercial bail bond industry.

ExpertBail Agent Matt Dennis Talks With Jeff Crouere on WGSO 990 AM

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Check out the recent interview conducted by ExpertBail Agent Matt Dennis on WGSO 990 AM Radio this week.

Little Hoover Commission Identifies Commercial Bail as an Evidenced-Based Practice

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

In a recent letter to the Governor of California, the Little Hoover Commission reports its findings from a year long study on California's criminal justice system.

Bail Bond Agent Matt Dennis on the Radio in New Orleans

Friday, May 24, 2013

New Orleans Bail Bond Agent, Matt Dennis, spent Friday morning on the radio with local talk show host Denny Schaffer.

ExpertBail Talks with Tara Nickerson on The Daily Wrap

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

How is a bail amount determined? Why do these amounts differ from state to state? How does the bail process work?

ExpertBail Talks About the Bail Bond Industry on the Don Smith Show

Monday, May 6, 2013

ExpertBail spent Saturday morning with talk show host Don Smith on his national radio program. ExpertBail’s Managing Director,...

Bailing on You: California Criminal Justice “Free For All”

Friday, May 3, 2013

As California’s Prison Realignment Program continues to make front page news, so do stories about its impact to public safety.

Jails Crowded In Chicago? But Wait…They Don’t Have Commercial Bail in Illinois

Friday, April 26, 2013

For years opponents of the commercial bail industry have stood in front of key stakeholders in the criminal justice system and have pointed the finger...

The Bail Bond Industry Participates in Important AB109 Discussion in Pomona, California

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Last week at the Fairplex at Pomona, the Pomona Chamber of Commerce held a special luncheon to discuss the impacts that Assembly Bill 109

ExpertBail Talks Bail Bonds with Kathryn Raaker on 1160 AM in Cincinnati

Monday, April 15, 2013

If you missed it on Saturday morning and have a few moments then take a quick listen to ExpertBail's recent interview...

ExpertBail on the Radio with Kathryn Raaker on 1160 AM in Cincinnati

Friday, April 12, 2013

Listen in tomorrow morning, April 13th at 10 AM to 1160 AM in Cincinnati, Ohio...

ExpertBail Talks About the Bail Bond Industry on WTVN in Columbus, Ohio

Monday, April 8, 2013

If you have an extra five minutes on your hand and want to learn a little bit about the bail bond industry and...

ExpertBail on the Radio with Chad Malkus - Part 2

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Listen in to Part 2 of Eric Granof's interview with Baltimore, Maryland radio talk show host...

ExpertBail on the Radio with Chad Malkus - Part 1

Monday, April 1, 2013

Listen in to Part 1 of Eric Granof's interview with radio talk show host Chad Malkus. They talk about everything from how...

Talking Bail Bonds in Nashville with Sharon Kay of WFSK

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Yesterday afternoon the ExpertBail team spent 45 minutes talking with Sharon Kay of WFSK in Nashville, Tennessee...

The ExpertBail Team on the Radio with Sharon Kay in Nashville

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Tune in this afternoon to hear the ExpertBail team talk about the bail bond industry on the Sharon Kay Show, What's the 411?...

AIA/ExpertBail Team at the PBUS Winter Conference in Las Vegas

Thursday, February 28, 2013

The AIA/ExpertBail Team was talking about the bail bond industry in Las Vegas this past week at the...

AIA's Eric Granof Talks Bail Bonds With the EZ Bail Team

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

How much do you know about the bail bond industry? Listen to this recent interview with AIA's Vice President of Corporate...

Bail Bonds and the Cost of Freedom: How Much Money Is Your Pretrial Services Program Losing Your County

Friday, January 18, 2013

With counties and states continuing to struggle with budgets, spending and revenues, we would like to propose a...

Bail Bond Companies Save Dallas County’s Criminal Justice System Time and Money

Monday, January 14, 2013

In a new independent study out of the University of Texas at Dallas, it was determined that the commercial bail bond industry...

Bail Bond Agents Doing What They Do…Good

Friday, January 4, 2013

When most people hear the word bail bond agent, they immediately think of the worst. They think of unscrupulous characters...

Bail Bonds, Holidays and Domestic Violence

Thursday, December 20, 2012

When most people think of domestic violence, the last thing they would ever put with that thought is a bail bond agent.

ExpertBail Agent Charles Johnson Giving Back to the Richmond Community

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Charles Johnson is not just a bail bond agent in Richmond Virginia. He is also a proud member of the Richmond Community.

More of the Same: Pretrial Release Lies and Bail Bond Truths

Monday, December 17, 2012

Infographics are great tools for disseminating information. Most of the time people use them to share facts and...

Criminal Justice Stakeholders Identify Bail Bond Industry as an Important and Effective Component

Thursday, December 13, 2012

The ExpertBail team was at it again earlier this week at the eCourts Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The team...

The ABA Describes the Commercial Bail Industry as Effective

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

In its new legal resource publication, the American Bar Association, describes commercial bail as an effective form of release.

Honor Amongst Thieves...Not In Oregon!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

If you were a fugitive in America where would you go? If you know anything about the criminal justice system...

ExpertBail Agent Matt Dennis Defending the Bail Bond Industry in New Orleans

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

ExpertBail Agent Matt Dennis is showcased in this recent investigative report out of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Consumer Warning - Bail Bond Scams and How to Avoid Them

Monday, October 29, 2012

There is nothing more irritating than a telemarketer calling you at home during the evening hours.

ExpertBail Talks Bail Bonds with Valder Bebee

Thursday, September 27, 2012

ExpertBail’s Chief Marketing Officer Eric Granof spent some time last week talking about the bail bond industry on the Valder Beebe...

Bail Bond Agents Becoming A True Resource For Crime Victims

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Check out the new press release from the ExpertBail Network discussing its new commitment to victim advocacy and the National Center for Victims of Crime.

ExpertBail Talks Bail Bonds with WJIM 1240 AM

Friday, August 24, 2012

ExpertBail’s Chief Marketing Officer, Eric Granof, talks about the bail bond industry with the Morning Show

Pretrial Service Agencies: An Epic Fail

Monday, August 6, 2012

Below is the third installment of a series on the failures of Tarrant County’s Pretrial Service Agency.

Your Tax Dollars Being Wasted: Pretrial Services Not Living up to Promises

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Should your tax dollars be spent letting accused criminals out of jail? Should your tax dollars support an...

ExpertBail Agent Jon Handler Talks About the "Business" of Bail Bonds

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

There are many reasons why someone becomes a bail bond agent. They might have a bail bond business that has been...

A Super Bail Bond Agent With a Superbowl Ring!

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

How much do you know about the bail bond industry? How much do you know about the people who make it their profession? If you are...

Head to Head: Bail vs Government Sponsored Pretrial Release

Thursday, May 3, 2012

If you ever wanted to know the benefits and value that the bail industry brings to the criminal justice system, read this interesting...

Consumer Warning!!! Bail Bond Scam

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Please forward on this warning to as many people as you can. A new scam has been circulating around...

Texas Bail Bondsmen Setting the Record Straight in Houston

Friday, April 27, 2012

AIA and ExpertBail Agent, Davie Westmoreland, stepped up for the bail bond profession in a big way

Bail Coming Back to Save Philadelphia Criminal Justice System

Monday, April 23, 2012

With crime out of control and zero accountability amongst criminal defendants, Philadelphia turns to commercial bail for help...

ExpertBail Agent Ralph Williams on the News

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Check out this short video of ExpertBail Agent Ralph Williams talking about the bail bond industry and ExpertBail with the local Tuscaloosa, Alabama news team.

Bail Bonds, Touchdowns and Good Deeds

Monday, March 12, 2012

Looks can be deceiving, especially in the bail bond business. Just ask ExpertBail Agent Kelvin Hampton.

ExpertBail Agent James Lindblad Talking Bail Bonds Hawaii Style

Friday, March 2, 2012

If you have some extra time and want to learn a little bit about the bail bond industry from one of its most experienced and professional bail agents...

President Obama Honors Bail Bond Agent

Thursday, March 1, 2012

As part of Black History Month, President Obama invited six unsung American Heroes to the White House for a very special ceremony. And yes, believe it or not, one of them was a bail bond agent.

Bail Bond Industry Gathers In Las Vegas

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

When it comes to understanding the bail bond industry, most people are left to reality television and Hollywood Movies. Unfortunately these sources of information have rarely if ever told the true story of the bail profession.

Drawing the Line Between Bail Bondsmen and Bounty Hunters in Kansas

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The bail bond industry continues to be big news in Kansas following the shooting of a bounty hunter a couple weeks ago. ExpertBail Agent Stephen Owens...

ExpertBail Agent Stephen Owens on the Air Talking Bail Bonds

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

This past weekend ExpertBail Agent Stephen Owens spoke with radio personality Gene Countryman of KNSS 1330 AM about the difference between bail bondsmen and bounty hunters.

The Truth About the Bail Bond Profession: What Everyone Should Know

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The biggest challenge that the bail bond profession faces in today's marketplace is the extreme lack of understanding of the industry amongst the general public...

Bail Bonds and Bounty Hunting: The Importance of Knowing the Difference

Friday, January 27, 2012

The bail bond industry is portrayed on television and in the media as a dangerous business. It conjures up images of big guys with guns running through the streets.

A Bail Bond Agent Changing the World One Client at a Time

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Lou Maselli does not fit the bail bond agent stereotype. He doesn't have any tattoos, or wear any leather clothing. In fact, he is the last person...

Commercial Bail Bonds Outperform Government Programs...And They Cost Taxpayers $0

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Do you want your hard earned tax dollars to go towards helping those accused of a crime to be released for FREE? We didn't think so. Read Attorney Peter Antonacci's recent response...

Bail Bonds and Angels: Making a Difference

Friday, January 13, 2012

This past Holiday Season, the Professional Bondsmen of Harris County sponsored a fundraiser for the Be An Angel Foundation. The event was attended by over 200 people and raised several thousand dollars.

Bail Bond Agent Holly Hoekstra Talks About Accountability

Thursday, January 12, 2012

The California Criminal Justice System is currently in a state of flux as realignment continues to unfold throughout the state and crime stats spike. Northern California Bail Bond Agent, Holly Hoekstra was recently interviewed...

Bondsmen Track Clients — Wherever They May Go

Thursday, November 10, 2011

There’s a large incentive for bail agents to track down defendants who miss their court dates and skip town. Check out this article by NewsHerald.com to see one bail agent’s methods for finding clients who leave town and why it’s so important they are returned.

The Business of Bail Bonds: Two Agents in Ohio Doing it Right

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Ohio bail bond agents, and verified members of the ExpertBail Network, Jon Handler and John Fox, were recently interviewed by Business First. They discussed what it’s like to be in the bail profession, the frustrating stereotypes...

ExpertBail Agent Davie Westmoreland Wins PBT Bail Bondsman of the Year Award

Saturday, October 29, 2011

On behalf of the entire team at ExpertBail, we would like to congratulate Davie Westmoreland of Texas Quick Bail for winning the prestigious Bail Bondsman of the Year award at this year's PBT conference in San Antonio.

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's a Bail Bond Agent?

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

When most people think of a hero the last thing that comes to mind for most is a bail bond agent. Well if you asked a woman in Springfield, Virginia this morning, her biggest hero would be bail bond agent Kevin Cuomes.

Losing Sleep: California Jails Releasing Prisoners on Own Recognizance

Friday, October 14, 2011

How well do you sleep at night? How safe do you feel? Well get ready to lose some sleep. Read the following article and watch the video on why local jails are having to release inmates into the public to make room for state prisoners.

ExpertBail Consumer Tip: Prison Phone Scam

Monday, October 10, 2011

Have you received a collect phone call from a prison inmate? It’s a scam! Read the story below published today by Montrose Patch.

Bail Bonds: A Risky Business?

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Being a bail bond agent is not always a walk in the park. While not reaching the exaggerated levels of drama and danger portrayed on television and in the movies, bail agents do need to stay alert and be on top of every bond they write.

Bail Bond Process

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Read the article published by The Grand Rapids Press. It briefly covers the basics of the various ways people can be released from jail, including: surety bonds, cash bonds and own recognizance.

Get Out of Jail Free: Taxpayer-Funded Grants Place Criminals on Street

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

We invite you to read a great new article from Dr. David Muhlhausen of the Heritage Foundation. It discusses how Pretrial Release Agencies are able to tap into...

Bail Bonds: Small Victory Over Pretrial Release

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

See the article below released by The St. Pete Times regarding county officials deciding not to oppose limits on pretrial release.

Women and the Bail Bond World

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

How did a nice girl like you get into a job like this? This and questions similar to this are frequently asked of women in the bail bond industry. And, the number of women in the bail bond industry continues to grow year after year.

Bail Bonds, Pornography and Beer, Oh Why?

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

ExpertBail and AIA’s Chief Executive Officer, Brian Nairin, shares his candid response to a couple of recent articles that have put a dark cloud over the bail bond industry, “Bail Bonds Akin to Porn” and “San Jose Council Limits Bail Bonds Agencies.”

Bail Bond Amounts: The Price of Freedom

Monday, August 8, 2011

TheTimesNews.com recently published an article how in Alamance County, North Carolina, magistrates determine bail bond amounts. Bail amounts are intended to ensure a defendant will show up in court and they are set on several various factors.

Frederick County on Right Fiscal Path

Thursday, July 28, 2011

A recent editorial was featured on FrederickNewsPost.com by Michael Hough, of the American Legislative Exchange Council. Hough discussed how Frederick County is exploring outsourcing certain nonessential services to the private sector.

Time to Think Outside the Cell Block

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Read how post-conviction bail offers a promising approach to ease jail overcrowding, increase public protection and increase the success of jail alternatives, at no added cost to taxpayers.

Bail Bondsmen Praised on Forfeiture Compliance

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

See the article that was published by the Daily Tribune yesterday. A failure to appear court docket was held in Titus County, TX which requires bondsmen to pay all fines and fees or appeal in 30 days.

Bail Bond Agents: Making Sure People Show up for Court

Friday, June 10, 2011

The recent article published on TheJournalTimes.com discusses the possibility of bringing commercial bail back to Wisconsin for the first time since the 1970s.

Bail Bond Firm Saves $200,000 by Capturing Fugitive

Monday, June 6, 2011

See the article below that was published by wcfCourier.com. A bail bond company was able to avoid having to fork over $200,000 by hiring a fugitive recovery agent to detain the defendant.

Federal Tax Payer Funded Bail Program a Mess

Friday, June 3, 2011

The American Bail Coalition called on Congress to pass HR 1885. The Legislation seeks to clean up the abuses in the nation's taxpayer funded programs that use public funds to bail out accused criminals from jail

To Catch a Fugitive

Friday, May 27, 2011

See the article below that was published by FreakonomicsRadio.com. It discusses Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s history making 6 million dollar bond and what a bounty hunter is really like and the job they actually do.

Bail Bondsmen Aren’t Bad Guys

Thursday, May 26, 2011

See the article published by the Portland Tribune. Two readers responded to an article written by Sheriff Dan Stanton regarding how bail bondsmen “pose a danger to public”.

ExpertBail Agent Jeremy Hubbard Interviewed on News

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

ExpertBail Agent Jeremy Hubbard was interviewed on KATU Channel 2 news on May 2nd in regards to the need to re-introduce bail back into Oregon. Check out the interview below.

Commercial Bail Can Help Oregon

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Read the argument below written by Dennis Bartlett, executive director of the American Bail Association. He talks about several benefits of using commercial bail and confronts the many myths...

Bail Bond Bill Would Shackle Public's Justice

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

This story is every reason why Senate Bill 186, which would radically alter if not completely destroy — the commercial bail-bond industry in Colorado, should die today.

Oregon Shouldn’t Provide a Haven for Bail Jumpers

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Oregon is an affordable place for criminals to do business. As we’ve reported before in these pages, people who are convicted of crimes rarely pay the restitution that is due to their victims.

Skip Bail and a Bounty Hunter Dogs Your Trail

Monday, May 2, 2011

Just as they were about to give up their search, James Fabie, bail bondsman, and Harry Drennen, bounty hunter, spotted their prey walking out of a convenience store...

Welcome to Oregon: Haven for Bail Jumpers

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Read the article, "Welcome to Oregon: Haven for bail jumpers" released by The Portland Tribune. It discusses Oregon’s restrictions that keep bounty hunters from stalking bonded prey.

After 7-Year Hunt, Local Fugitive Arrested

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

An article was released by the Carlsbad Current-Argus that made statewide news in New Mexico. A bail bond agent captured a fugitive who had been on the run for seven years.

Politicians Want Public to Pay for Bail

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Gazette in Colorado Springs recently produced an article that points out the negative impact Bill SB186 would have on Colorado taxpayers and local business owners and the injustices that could occur.

Pretrial Release: Good for Defendants, Taxpayers

Monday, April 11, 2011

In order to reduce out of pocket costs for Florida taxpayers, Sen.Ellyn Bogdanoff has proposed a bill that will eliminate pretrial release for defendants who can pay their own way.

Jerry Watson: Live Radio Interview in Denver, CO

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Listen to the live radio interview with Jerry Watson, Chief Legal Officer – AIA, on KRCN-AM 1060 Denver. Jerry was a special guest on the popular radio show Business for Breakfast with Woody Vincent & Tom Chenault...

The Bounty Hunter's Pursuit of Justice

Monday, February 28, 2011

When felony defendants jump bail, bounty hunters spring into action. It’s a uniquely American system, and it works.

AIA's CEO, Brian Nairin, Receives PBUS President’s Award

Thursday, February 24, 2011

At this year’s Professional Bail Agents of the United States Gala Dinner, Brian Nairin, President and Chief Executive Officer of AIA, was presented with the President’s Award.

ExpertBail Trivia Answer: Largest US Bail Bond

Friday, January 14, 2011

Based on our research, the largest bond ever set in the US is shared by at least two people. In 2008, Raj Rajaratnman was hit with a $100 Million bail bond. Last month, in Memphis, Tennessee, Christopher Williams was also given a $100 million bail amount. See below for both stories. While bail is not a concept used globally, the largest bail bond that has ever been set from a global standpoint is $133 Million (100 million euros), which was received by Austrian Banker Julius Meini in 2009. Other notable bail bonds include Bernie Madoff at $10 Million and Tyco CEO Dennis Koslowski at $10 Million.

Jail Population Decreases as the Use of Commercial Bail Increases

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

A new study by the U.S Department of Justice (DOJ) found the number of individuals who were held in jail decreased even through the use of commercial bail bonds has gone up. The overall jail population has decreased from 773,341 in 2007 to 760,400 in 2009.

Bail Agent Doing Good - Homeless Man Reunited With Sherman Family After 8 Years

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

SHERMAN, TX--A homeless man that has been living on the streets for nearly eight years is reunited with his family in Texoma. A blessing in disguise, and a good Samaritan led the man home.

Compassionate Bail Bonds Business

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

When you think about compassionate professions, chances are the bail bonds industry isn't the first thing that comes to mind.

Christmas is Busy for Bail Bondsmen

Monday, July 26, 2010

9NEWScom does a Christmas story on AIA Bail Bond Agent, Jeff McLaughlin.

No Holidays for Those in the Bail Bond Business

Friday, July 9, 2010

AIA Bail Bond Agent, Fred Adkerson, has a job that requires him to be on his feet 24/7/365; He spends his holidays in court.