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Tennessee Pilot Pretrial Assessment Project 

07-03-2018 11:41

Program Description

Tennessee has implemented a pilot pretrial assessment project in Nashville and Knoxville. The project seeks to enhance public safety and improve criminal justice efficiency and effectiveness by eliminating the unnecessary use of pretrial detention. The pilot sites will determine which charges will qualify for consideration in this project, and then an assessment will be chosen and tested.

Agency Information

State Agency Administrator: Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs

Additional Resource(s)

(Press Release): Three finalist sites chosen for Tennessee Pretrial Assistance (Community Resources for Justice, 2015) 


Keywords

Court; Courts; Judicial; Judiciary; Prosecution; Corrections; Jail; Prisons; Risk Assessment

#Prosecution_and_Courts_Including_Indigent_Defense
#Pretrial_Justice_Initiatives
#Tennessee

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