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Mistakes That Can Land You Back in Jail

There are many reasons why bailing someone out of jail is a good idea. They can continue to show up for work, attend classes, or tend to family obligations while they await their court date. However, there are a few things that can cause someone's bail to be revoked and land them back in custody. [...]

Eliminating Bail Encourages Repeat Offending – No on Prop 25

The Corona Virus has upended life as we know it. While residents of a few California Counties are able to go about life in a more or less normal fashion, many of us have had to make do with what's available - which isn't much. When it comes to law enforcement, perhaps one of the [...]

Prop 25 and Racially Biased Risk Assessments

Do you remember SB10? It was passed in 2018 and sold to voters as a way to deal with the "unfair" bail system. What it actually did was give more power to judges, more money for probation departments, and end the use of money bail. In place of money bail, judges would be granted much [...]

Glendora PD Arrested Suspect Three Separate Times in a Single Day

A man was arrested, cited, and released three times in the same day by police in Glendora. Allegedly, the man was stealing vehicles and other merchandise when he was arrested by police. Due to California's new "zero-bail" initiative taking place in counties across the state, arrestees suspected of committing crimes are generally cited and released [...]

What is a Bench Warrant?

Recently, a bench warrant was issued for a defendant who failed to appear in court to face allegations he shot and killed his dog. The defendant, C. R. Nard, 57, was supposed to have appeared in San Fernando Superior Court on Wednesday, October 30th, but failed to do so. The charges Nard is facing include [...]

Bailing Someone Out of Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles

When a person is initially arrested and taken into custody the procedure is pretty much the same every time. They're taken to the local police or sheriff's station, put through booking and processing, and then held until bailed out or transferred. Most police and sheriff's station jails are small and not designed for the long-term [...]