Model Bond Court Initiative

Click on the below links to view the quarterly dashboard reports that present seven key performance measures being used to monitor implementation of the Model Bond Court initiative in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The release of these reports in May 2018 represented the first comprehensive release of performance measures related to bail reform. 

The measures evaluate the following areas since the implementation of General Order 18.8A on September 18, 2017: Cook County Jail population trends; initial bond orders set among Public Safety Assessment felony defendants; d-bond dollar amount needed to secure initial release from custody; rate of pretrial release by initial bond order; court appearance rate; community safety rate; and assessment of risk for new violent criminal activity.

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