Risk Management and Supervision

  • FOMO at PI-Con? You bet! (2/20/2019)

    The Pretrial Innovators Convention, also known as PI-Con, is less than a month away, on March 14-15 in Denver. If you haven’t registered yet, you have one more day to register before having one of the biggest cases of FOMO in your life. (FOMO, for the uninitiated, is the Fear Of Missing Out.) 

    At PJI, we take great pride in making PI-Con the unconventional convention. This is no sitting-around experience, but instead, one where you will get into cutting edge issues, connect with an array of experts in the field, and come away with ideas on how these ideas apply to practices back home. (more…)


12/12/2018

Guest Blog: The Myth of the Electronic Monitor

By James Kilgore, co-director of FirstFollowers Reentry Program The first time I saw an electronic ankle monitor was 2009. Unfortunately, it was on my own leg. After […]
08/08/2018

Resetting the Default: Detention Should be Hard to Get

Today, the system’s ability to invoke unnecessary pretrial detention is akin to the easy, quick – often mindless – process of ordering a pizza for delivery […]
05/02/2018

Million Dollar Bonds

People are finally getting it. When someone charged with a serious offense has a high bond set by the court, the implication is that if the […]
03/20/2018

Electronic Monitoring: Proceed with Caution

Electronic monitoring (EM) is on the rise. The number of people supervised by devices more than doubled between 2005 and 2015, from 53,000 to 125,000 (excluding […]
11/06/2012

Why We Let Teenagers Drive

For years, risk assessments have been used in almost every industry. From healthcare, to education, to car insurance, assessing risk is just something we expect. I’m […]