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Using Research to Improve Pretrial Justice and Public Safety: Results from PSA's Risk Assessment Validation Project

Volume 77 Number 1
June 2013

The authors provide a descriptive overview of a new pretrial assessment instrument designed by the Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia (PSA). As the implementation process moves forward and PSA complies and analyzes data on the insturment, the authors plan to present more detailed information on the implementation process and data analysis.