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Criminal Justice Archive

New data: Pretrial risk assessment tool works to reduce crime, increase court appearances

TOLEDO, OH—Officials in Lucas County released new data showing that more individuals are being released on their own recognizance, pretrial crime is down, and significantly more people are reporting for court hearings since the county began using a data-driven pretrial risk assessment tool known as the Public Safety Assessment (PSA). The PSA is being used, … Read More