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Decision matrix informs pretrial release plans
Informed by the results of a pretrial risk assessment, a matrix is used to guide pretrial release decision making. Often, pretrial service agencies use the matrix and then present the result to the judge as a suggested decision. Read More
Electronically capture data
Accurate and accessible data on the number of people with mental illnesses in the jail are collected and stored in an electronic system. An electronic “flagging” process is incorporated as a way to indicate that a person may have a mental illness and that there may be a need to… Read More
Arrest warrants reviewed by mental health provider
The jail allows their mental health provider to see arrest warrants, which the provider scans for people that receive or have received services from their agency. Once identified, the provider can follow up to see if diversion options are available for the person, assist them through the criminal justice process,… Read More
Behavioral health assessment informs in-custody care
The jail uses the results of a behavioral health assessment to inform a person’s treatment and services while incarcerated. Read More