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.
Johnson County, KS Johnson County 10th Judicial District
- A pretrial risk assessment is administered, and the results are used to follow a decision-making grid.
- This outcome on the grid is used to suggest an appropriate option to the judge.
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