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The Inconvenient Truth about Pretrial Services: History, Perception, and Reality

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Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 04:42 pmFor the past fifty-plus years, pretrial services agencies have encroached on America’s criminal justice system, establishing themselves in local jurisdictions throughout the country. Their impact on our justice system is pernicious and largely misunderstood. I thought it necessary to explain and simplify it for those not familiar with the […]

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Old Chesterfield Jail

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Last updated on February 22nd, 2015 at 11:14 pmAs a bondsman serving the greater Richmond area, I’ll admit I’ve become a bit of a criminal justice nerd. In fact, I took time out of my Saturday to tour the Old Chesterfield Jail, which is part of the Chesterfield County Museum, located at the Chesterfield County […]

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