Today, and in the days and weeks to come, we're going to continue to dissect the numbers as they relate to pretrial release and bail reform. Arguments made on both sides of this issue focus, quite … [Read more...] about A Deep Dive Into the Statistics Behind Bail Reform
The issue of bail reform is a hot topic. And it promises to be for many years to come as legal battles are being waged in individual states throughout the U.S. all the way up to the Supreme Court. … [Read more...] about Bail Reform – The Numbers in Maryland Don’t Add Up
Can I get a local bail bondsman to post a bond for me in another state? So, your loved one has been arrested. As if that’s not enough, it happened while he or she was out of state. Suddenly a … [Read more...] about Out-of-State Bail Bonds
Visiting Someone in a Maryland Jail or Prison With a budget of nearly $1.2 billion and almost 12,000 employees, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is one of Maryland’s largest … [Read more...] about What you should know before visiting someone in a Maryland Jail or Prison
Every defendant arrested in Baltimore City who has a bail set by the District Court Commissioner is entitled to a bail review hearing within 24 hours of being “booked” at The Central Booking and … [Read more...] about What Happens At Baltimore City Bail Review ?
Years ago, for the purpose of fighting crime, Baltimore City was broken down into districts. In each district was a station house, with holding cells inside. Depending on where a defendant was … [Read more...] about How Bail Works at Baltimore City’s Central Booking