leading the way on pretrial reform in davidson country front page

In many jurisdictions across the country—including Davidson County, Tennessee, until recently—pretrial decisions have traditionally been made without a robust foundation of evidence-based practice. This has led to inefficient use of taxpayer dollars and poor results. To improve outcomes for defendants and protect public safety, Davidson County embarked upon a journey over the past two years to implement a data-driven, risk-based process to inform pretrial decision making.

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