OPPAGA Published Report, Calendar Year 2013

Chapter 2008-224, Laws of Florida (Citizens’ Right to Know Act), requires the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability (OPPAGA) to annually evaluate Florida’s pretrial release programs and their compliance with the law. Please see attached link FYI and note that this information is for Calendar Year 2013 only. http://www.oppaga.state.fl.us/MonitorDocs/Reports/pdf/1413rpt.pdf

OPAGGA Surveys due Oct. 29, 2014

In accordance with Florida Statute 907.044, Annual study of pretrial release program effectiveness and cost efficiency, the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability will be conducting an annual study to evaluate the effectiveness and cost efficiency of pretrial release programs in this state.     The survey will be distributed on the 15th […]

Costs of Pretrial Justice Articles

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July 13-19, 2014: Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supevision Week

A Week of Celebration and Recognition! A week to recognize our profession!      Please join the APPF in celebrating the dedication of all pretrial professionals.        Those working in the pretrial field should  feel proud of their contributions and positive changes made in the lives of individuals we see daily. Please visit […]

BJA Announces Solicitation for New Smart Pretrial Demonstration Initiative

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) announced they are seeking applications for the Smart Pretrial Demonstration Initiative (SPDI) grant as part of their “smart suite.” The SPDI grant program seeks to build upon analysis-driven, evidence-based pretrial justice by encouraging local and tribal jurisdictions to effectively implement risk assessment and appropriate supervision and/or diversion strategies targeting […]