We talk a lot about the advantages of releasing (most) people who have been arrested and charged with a crime ahead of their court proceedings. For many reasons, including the presumption of innocence … [Read more...] about Can I cancel a bail bond?
In California, where bail reform has been most aggressive with the passage of SB10, the bail bonds industry is fighting back with aplomb. That bill, which will go into effect in October, 2019, … [Read more...] about Bail Bonds Industry Likely to Force Vote on Bail Reform in California
There is a simplistic view of the world that some people have - that there are good, law-abiding citizens, and then there is a criminal class from whom those good people need to be protected against. … [Read more...] about Crime Spikes and Pretrial Release Programs (the Ugly Truth)
It is a truly bizarre world we live in. In Fair Lawn, New Jersey bail reform took a surreal turn, as a woman charged with attempted murder was released from jail this past weekend. Sharese Peeples … [Read more...] about New Jersey Face-Shooter Out of Jail Without Bail
As early as 2001, nearly 300 pretrial services programs were operating in the U.S. These programs varied in their complexity, as well as the source of service provision. Among the entities managing … [Read more...] about Pretrial Services Programs & Bail – Further Study
The latest articles we've added here to the resources section of the Fred Frank Bail Bonds website have focused on a report from the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics that takes a true "deep dive" … [Read more...] about BJS Outlines the Case For and Against Commercial Bail