Legal Context
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.