Failure to Pay Low Monetary Bail
Failed to pay monetary bail
Failed to pay low monetary bail
Missing / unknown whether defendant had to pay cash bail of $500 or less to be released
Missing / unknown inclusion criteria
Related and Companion Measures
Criminal Justice Resources
- Financial conditions of pretrial release authorized by state law:
Full cash deposits
Any bonds secured by sufficient solvent sureties
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Suggested Citation:Measures for Justice Data Portal.(Data Release: 2.3.10).Retrieved from https://www.measuresforjustice.org on 8/7/2020.
Data Release:Release Date: 3/15/2020Version: 2.3.10 (release history)
Many jurisdictions allow defendants to post a fraction, usually 10%, of the total monetary bail amount imposed. This is taken into account in the calculation of the Measure, whenever the information is available. Therefore, the Measure is calculated based on the amount defendants would have to post to be released.
Wisconsin has completely abolished the practice of commercial bail bonding. Cash bonds must be paid in full for defendants to be released pretrial.
Percentage of cases that had missing/unknown data on any of the factors needed for inclusion in the measure.