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Publication Pretrial Release of Felony Defendants, 1992: National Pretrial Reporting Program

November 1, 1994    NCJ 148818

Using data collected from a representative sample of felony cases filed in the 75 largest U.S. counties in May 1992, this BJS Bulletin focuses on the pretrial release phase of the criminal justice process. It includes tables on type of pretrial release or detention, bail amount, release rate by prior criminal record and criminal justice status, time from arrest to pretrial release, characteristics of released versus detained defendants, court appearance record, rearrest rate while on pretrial release, and adjudication and sentencing outcomes for detained versus released defendants.

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