Courts to implement new risk assessment tool

Courts to implement new risk assessment tool
New risk assessment tool to help judges set conditions of release
Defense lawyers and prosecutors who often find themselves on the opposite sides of criminal cases have found common ground on a new pretrial procedure to be launched in Bernalillo County courts later this month. Starting June 12, the courts will begin 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Every day, New Mexico judges face the tough job of setting conditions of release for someone accused of a crime. Judges in Bernalillo County will soon have a new tool to help them identify defendants who could pose a threat to

Bernalillo County Courts to implement new risk assessment tool

Defense lawyers and prosecutors who often find themselves on the opposite sides of criminal cases have found common ground on a new pretrial procedure to be launched in Bernalillo County courts later this month. Starting June 12, the courts will begin

New Tool To Help Judges Decide On Bail Or Not

Judges in Bernalillo County will soon have a new tool to help them decide whether criminal defendants should remain in jail pending their trials, or be let out on bail. It's called the Public Safety Assessment risk assessment model, and judges in …

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Starting soon, the Bernalillo County Courts will use a new tool to help judges determine a suspect's bail or not. It's called the Public Safety Assessment, developed by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation. It uses several

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Judges in New Mexico's most populous county will soon be using a new risk assessment tool to help determine conditions of release for defendants awaiting trial. State and metropolitan court officials gathered Wednesday to


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