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Section 3 Pretrial interview, investigation and risk assessment

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedJudicial Guidelines for Pretrial Release and Monitored Conditional Release

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Judicial Guidelines for Pretrial Release and Monitored Conditional Release
KY Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), GDS PRETRIAL RELEASE Section 3
Section 3 Pretrial interview, investigation and risk assessment
(a) Pretrial Services will assemble reliable and objective information relevant to the court's determination concerning pretrial release and monitoring, drawing upon information obtained through the interview of the defendant, its investigation, the risk assessment, and the seriousness of the offense charged. Pretrial Services will present to the court a recommendation for pretrial release and monitoring where appropriate.
(b) The interview, investigation and assessment may include, but are not limited to, information such as:
(1) the defendant's age, financial resources, past conduct, history relating to drug or alcohol abuse, criminal history, and record concerning appearance at court proceedings;
(2) whether, at the time of the current offense or arrest, the defendant was on probation, parole, or other release pending trial, sentencing, appeal, or completion of sentence for an offense;
(3) whether there are specific circumstances that may make the defendant an appropriate subject for conditional release and monitoring options.

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 2017-20, eff. 12-6-17. Adopted by Order 2011-12, eff. 12-15-11
Sup. Ct. Rules, GDS PRETRIAL RELEASE Section 3, KY ST S CT GDS PRETRIAL RELEASE Section 3
Current with amendments received through December 15, 2021.
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