Manslaughter, Arson, Hate Crimes -- See All The Crimes Suspects In New York Now Get Released For Under Bail ReformJudges are now prevented from imposing a cash bail and holding repeat offenders for dozens of crimes regardless of the suspect's criminal history.
Next NYPD Commissioner Shea Facing Crisis Of Trust With Minorities On Day 1Incoming Police Commissioner Dermot Shea is calling for changes to the state's new criminal justice reform laws, and that's already showing signs of a collision course with some community leaders.
Westchester County Officials Concerned About Bail Reform's Impact On Local Police, BudgetStarting Jan. 1, most people accused of crimes in New York will be released just on their signature.
Bail Reform: Justice Expert Breaks Down How Jan. 1 Policy Will Impact New York CityResearchers at John Jay College of Criminal Justice wanted to know the possible impact of bail reform. Dr. Preeti Chauhan, director of Data Collaborative for Justice, shares how New York's bail reform plan is unique.
Bail Reform: Mayor De Blasio Defends Giving Freed Prison Inmates Gifts For Appearing In Court As 'A Smart Policy'The incentive program would give accused criminals – being released from jail under the city’s new cashless bail policy – things like New York Mets tickets and gift cards for showing up to court.
Bail Reform: President Trump Takes Aim At New York's Plan, Mayor De Blasio Fires BackNew York State’s bail reform law takes effect on Jan. 1., eliminating cash bail for hundreds of misdemeanor and non-violent felony offenses.
Bail Reform: NYC To Offer Mets Tickets, Doughnut Gift Cards To Get Freed Inmates Back In CourtState judges will no longer require cash bail for most misdemeanors and nonviolent felonies like selling drugs or burglarizing a home, and now the state says nearly 900 in jail now will be released starting mid-December.
Bail Reform: New NYC Program Allows Low-Level Offenders To Avoid Jail Time By Taking An Art CourseA new program allows people arrested for minor offenses to avoid jail -- even a court appearance -- just by visiting a museum.
Bail Reform: NYPD Counterterror Chief Slams New York's PlanJohn Miller said under the new rules, 99 percent of those arrested will be released after arraignment.
Bail Reform: Mayor, NYPD At Odds Over Plan That Will Keep Teens, Others Out Of Jail While Awaiting TrialIs he pandering for votes or needed bail reform?