Failure to Pay Low Monetary Bail
DescriptionWe recommend interpreting this Measure together with "Nonviolent Misdemeanor Cases with Nonmonetary Release," "Monetary Bail Reductions," and "Pretrial Release Violations." There are many factors that could affect a county's results on this Measure. The data presented here are intended to show general patterns and to highlight areas that might need further investigation.
CalculationNumber of undefined - undefined cases involving defendants who failed to pay monetary bail equivalent to $500 or less divided by total number of undefined - undefined cases involving defendants who failed to pay monetary bail.
ExclusionsCases declined for prosecution; cases transferred to another jurisdiction; cases involving defendants released on recognizance or because they paid monetary bail; and cases involving defendants held in jail without the possibility of monetary bail.