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Cuyahoga County Receives Grant to Address Pretrial Detention Rates

The Gund Foundation issued a $24,000 grant to Cuyahoga County to support its effort to collect data on its jails.
 
The Pretrial Justice Institute “will gather information about jail population trends from 2012 to 2016, as well as provide snapshots of jail populations from a typical day to see if defendants are spending unnecessary time in jail.” The data will be used by the Bail and Bond Review Steering Committee, led by Judge John J. Russo of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, to address inequities in the county’s jail system and bail procedures. 
 
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