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Should we change our Bail System?

Posted at 11:31 AM, Aug 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-24 12:31:34-04

Tonight we are taking a look at the Pretrial Services program for Davidson County. Which are designed to maximize the release of qualified defendants from custody on non-financial conditions.

This is typically reserved for those charged with non-violent offenses, but Mario Hambrick, of Free At Last Bonds, has stated that suspects charged of violent crimes have been also released without bond.