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Smarter Justice – Smart Pretrial, Pt. 1

17 Sep 2014

By Kim Ball, Senior Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance, Department of Justice

When Cherise Fanno Burdeen from PJI asked me to be on the closing plenary session at this year’s National Association of Pretrial Service Agencies (NAPSA) Conference on September 10th, I was excited to participate. She asked me to talk about the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) new Smart Pretrial Dem…

IACP Talks Partnership with Pretrial Services

17 Sep 2014

This blog post originally appeared on the International Association of Chiefs of Police Blog on September 16, 2014.

At the 2014 National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies (NAPSA) Annual Conference held September 7-10 in Denver, CO, the IACP partnered with the National Association of Counties on the opening plenary panel discussion, “Partners in Pretrial Reform: How to Effectively Enga…

September in Denver

03 Sep 2014

By Cherise Fanno Burdeen, Executive Director of the Pretrial Justice Institute

As I write this, the entire PJI staff is getting ready to attend the 42nd Annual Conference of the National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies (NAPSA) in Denver from Sunday, September 7th to Wednesday, September 10th. The conference is one of the best ways for PJI staff to stay connected and informed about the…