Pretrial Services

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Court System

  • As a neutral agency, Pretrial Services interviews, investigates, and verifies information on arrestees. A written report and recommendation is prepared for the court regarding whether a defendant should or should not be released.

Prosecution & Defense

  • Pretrial Services' reports provide valuable background information regarding the defendant to the prosecution and defense which is used by these attorneys when arguing conditions of release.

Navajo County Jail

  • Pretrial Services ensures that the jail's limited space is used efectively.

Defendants

  • Pretrial Services helps to ensure that each defendant receives fair consideration in the determination of release conditions.

Community

  • Pretrial Services serves the community by identifying those arrestees ho would represent a potential danger if released. In addition, pretrial services monitors released defendants to ensure compliance with their release conditions.

Victims

  • Pretrial Services notifies victims of upcoming release hearing and includes their views in reports to the court.

Law Enforcement

  • Pretrial Services works closely with law enforcement agencies to help ensure the safety of the public.