Tag: bail reform

Bail Reform 2.0: Get People Out of Jail And Into Treatment

OpEd: It’s often easier to get arrested than it is to get help. Bail Reform 2.0 should be about getting people out of jails and prisons, but getting those who need help into treatment is just as important.

Nassau Holds Hearing on NY Bail Reform

New York State’s controversial bail reform is putting public safety at risk and increasing costs to municipalities, according to critics who testified Thursday at a Nassau County Legislature hearing on the topic.