Deciding to adopt a pretrial risk assessment such as the PSA represents an important step in building a more effective and efficient pretrial system. The process of implementing a pretrial risk assessment should not be undertaken lightly. Implementation involves multiple agencies within your jurisdiction, requires extensive collaboration, and includes a number of steps.

The PSA Implementation Guides are designed to help criminal justice professionals successfully incorporate the PSA into a jurisdiction’s pretrial systems. The guides and their supporting resources will enable local leaders and their implementation team to plan, integrate, test and launch the PSA in a manner that maximizes the PSA’s ability to provide judges with relevant and reliable information.

Readiness
Engagement
Technology Integration
Managing Risk
Measuring Risk
Training
Fidelity

The PSA Implementation Guides are designed to help criminal justice professionals successfully incorporate the PSA into a jurisdiction’s pretrial systems. The guides and their supporting resources will enable local leaders and their implementation team to plan, integrate, test and launch the PSA with fidelity and to do so efficiently and logically.