Costs of Bail Reform:

In most discussions about Bail Reform ignore the costs. Proponents of bail reform tout them as the panacea to the ills in the criminal justice sytem. See the other side of the story:

General Information:


We have prepared a Whitepaper setting out the costs of bail reform.

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King County Sheriff Exposes "Political Half-Truths" on California Bail Costs

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California Bail Reform Bill (SB10 & AB42) Will Crush the Taxpayer and Burden the Court System

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New Jersey:

Costs Piling Up In Brick As Public Defender Fees Increase Under NJ Bail Reform

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Bail reform blamed for tax hike in Cumberland's $157M budget

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Bail Reform Expected To Cost Extra $100,000 In Police OT: Howell Chief

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District of Columbia:

District of Columbia Pretrial Services Agency – 10 years of NO improvement; Massive Taxpayer Expense

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