Category: Risk Assessment

May 11

Apply Now: Request for Proposals for National Provider for Pretrial Risk Assessment

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) has issued a request for proposals regarding its Public Safety Assessment (PSA). The proposal seeks a national provider to aid in the expanded availability and management of the PSA risk assessment process, as well as a group of pretrial researchers to broaden its research agenda. The foundation plans to dramatically expand …

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Oct 24

Judicial Group Urges End to Cash Bail for Criminal Defendants

Los Angeles Times By Maura Dolan California’s judiciary recommended Tuesday that money bail for criminal defendants be replaced with risk assessment and supervision. A group of 11 judges and one court executive appointed to study the issue last year by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye said the current system of requiring suspects to post bail to …

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Jun 12

CSG Justice Center Releases Checklist to Help States Analyze Risk and Needs Assessments

The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center today released an innovative Risk Assessment Quality Improvement (RAQI) checklist to help state and local corrections agencies, community supervision agencies, and treatment/programming providers analyze how well their risk and needs assessment tool is working. The checklist helps identify potential problems with assessment tools quickly and efficiently. State …

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Jun 12

RAQI: Risk Assessment Quality Improvement Checklist

The Risk Assessment Quality Improvement (RAQI) checklist was developed by the CSG Justice Center to help state and local corrections agencies, community supervision agencies, and treatment/programming providers analyze how well their risk and needs assessment tool is working. The checklist helps identify potential problems with assessment tools quickly and efficiently. State agencies can then use this …

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