The public safety assessment

The PSA produces a score that represents the likelihood that a defendant who is released before trial will commit a new crime or will fail to appear for a future court appearance. The PSA also flags the small number of defendants who pose an elevated risk of committing a crime of violence if released before trial

Type of content: Assets
Type of asset:
Model
Policy domains: Justice, Legal System & Public Safety
Phase in the policy cycle:
Policy Implementation
TRL
8
Implementation/customisation cost
Low
Open license availability
Yes
Ease of use
High
Tags: Standardisation of processes