Law Enforcement and Pre-Trial Detention?


Once a suspect is arrested, the role of law enforcement ends until trial. But now some law enforcement agencies are saying that level of involvement is just not enough. In today's criminal justice many cases don’t make it through to the trial phase and instead are resolved in the pre-trial phase.

A new report, “Law Enforcement’s Leadership Role in the Pretrial Release and Detention Process,” released by The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACAP), with the Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) and The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) argues that collaboration between agencies can help prevent the early release of dangerous felons.

Read the report here.

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