Monthly Archives: March 2019

When a suspect in a crime is arrested, there are certain procedures that must be followed. First, the suspect must be prosecuted in police custody (data entry) and then an eligibility determination for release must be made. The release of a suspect may be granted in exchange for payment of a specific amount of money (bail). Bail is money or other property that is deposited in court to ensure that the accused person will return to court when ordered. If the defendant returns to court as required, the bond will be returned at the end of the case, even if the defendant is convicted. However, if the defendant does not appear in court when it is required or violates the terms of the bond, the court will confiscate the bond and it will not be returned. Parole may also be granted to a suspect. In other words, the suspect may…

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