NYC Dashboard Shows 45,789 Released Individuals Awaiting Trial

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In August of this year, New York City had 45,789 individuals awaiting disposition of their case — a vast majority of them accused of misdemeanor crimes, according to  the Pretrial Release Dashboard, a new service launched Monday by the New York City Criminal Justice Agency (CJA) in partnership with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice and leading national pretrial justice consultants Luminosity, Inc.

The Pretrial Release Dashboard illuminates the fact that many people in New York are still awaiting the final disposition of their case, and

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