• Mesa County's touted pretrial services facing serious issues

    8 days ago - By Miami Herald

    Mesa County's pretrial services program has been seen as a state and national model in reducing jail overcrowding since its creation in 1989. But rising crime and the outcome of...
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  • Mesa County's touted pretrial services facing serious issues

    8 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Mesa County's pretrial services program has been a model for reducing jail overcrowding since it was created in 1989. But rising crime and the outcome of a pending sales tax vote could strain the program's offerings. The Grand Junction Sentinel reports that the program helps judges decide who should [...]
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