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

Thursday, October 31, 2013

VERA Risk AssessmentIf you have ever wondered what the public sector pretrial community and the VERA Institute mean when they talk about risk assessments then you should watch this next video in the VERA Truth video series.  It shows what risk assessments are designed to do and what they aren't.  It is both shocking and disturbing.  For example, when a risk assessment is done by VERA, they can not discuss or consider the defendant's current charge.  Does that seem like an effective way to protect the public?  Watch the video below and decide for yourself.

Posted by: Eric Granof

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