Reading Room

This Reading Room contains documents specifically identified for inclusion by the Electronic FOIA Amendments of 1996, Pub. L. No. 104-231, as well as many other documents of general interest.

File Namesort ascending Overview
You Have Been Charged Brochure (En Español)

Brochure to help defendants understand why they were released and what to do while on release.

You Have Been Charged Brochure

Brochure to help defendants understand why they were released and what to do while on release.

Use of Privately Owned VehiclesJPS 5402
The D.C. Pretrial Services Agency: Lessons from Five Decades of Innovation and Growth

A publication of the Pretrial Justice Institute that documents PSA’s nearly-50-year history, evolving from a modest bail agency to becoming a model nationally for demonstrating the standards of the American Bar Association and the National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies.

The Bail Reform Act of 1984, Second Edition, Federal Judicial Center, 1993

This monograph was published by the Federal Judicial Center in 1993 as an update to the initial monograph which provided a summary of appellate case law involving the act from October 12, 1984, its effective date, to January 13, 1987. This update addresses case law as of April 15, 1993.

Testing a Universal Screener for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Indicators Among Arrestees in the District of Columbia (National Opinion Research Center, 2005)
Telework Program Policy Statement-4040.2
Teaching, Speaking and Writing Activities-JPS 1100.1
SES Policy Statement-214.1
Service Contract Inventory Summary & Analysis Plan - Fiscal Year 2015
Sentencing in the Nation's Capitol: Effectiveness of the DC's Sentencing Guidelines (American University, 2007)
Seek/Test/Treat: HIV, Buprenorphine, and Criminal Justice (Project STRIDE) (George Mason University, 2011)
Risk, Need, and Responsivity (RNR) Simulation Tool (George Mason University, 2012)
Risk Assessment and Validation for Pretrial Defendants (PSA, 2010)
Research and Evaluation-JPS 1201
Research and Evaluation Policy 1201
Report on FY 2013 Inventory

The Service Contract Inventory provides a detailed list of service contract actions awarded during fiscal year 2014 exceeding $25,000 with further analysis by Product Service Code (PSC).  Also included is an analysis of special interest functions identified by the Agency in the fiscal year 2013 report.
 

Report of FY 2014 Inventory
Relationship of Risk Factors to the Level of Criminal Offenses for Persons Diagnosed with a Psychiatric Disorder Involved in the Criminal Justice System (Howard University, 2005)
Reentry of Substance Abusing Female Ex-Offenders from Prison to an Urban Community (George Washington University, 2010)

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