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

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Bail Fact #17 2014While those in the public sector pretrial community would like you to believe that law enforcement is against commercial bail and only supports pretrial release through public sector pretrial services agency, the facts say otherwise.  As part of its ongoing research with key stakeholder groups witihin the criminal justice system, the ExpertBail team has conducted surveys with the National Sheriffs' Association three consecutive years.  The most recent bail bond survey of sheriffs followed with previous surveys in showing how supportive sheriffs are of the commercial bail industry.  83% of sheriffs said that commercial bail was the most effective form of pretrial release while only 13% said that public sector pretrial release agencies were the most effective.

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Posted by: Eric Granof

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