Bail Recovery Agents Follow When You Flee

If you fail to appear in court and think you can evade the legal system, think again. A national network of bail recovery agents, or what is portrayed on TV as “bounty hunters,” stands ready to track you down. Many of these agents previously worked as law enforcement officers, so they understand how to find [...]

2019-08-26T13:22:29-05:00August 27th, 2019|News|

Getting Arrested? Stay Calm, Be Silent

Being imprisoned ranks fourth on the top 10 stressors list so it’s no surprise that getting arrested sparks a great deal of anxiety. In the event that you find yourself in custody, it is critical to remain calm. The police will be watching and observing your behavior to see if you do anything that would [...]

2019-08-21T10:24:11-05:00August 21st, 2019|News|

Debate About Algorithm-Driven Release Continues

Judges decide which defendants are released from jail and which stay behind bars. Traditionally, that multi-factored decision was usually more subjective than objective. However, some states are using bail algorithms to apply scientific measures to the decision. What is a bail algorithm? Bail algorithms are formulas that use statistics in order to assess risk. The [...]

2019-08-07T11:50:42-05:00August 7th, 2019|News|