Pretrial Services assists in the elimination of overcrowding in the county and city jails by allowing qualified defendants an opportunity to be released on personal bond while pending disposition of their case. In considering an individual for release, the agency is concerned with two primary factors: 1) whether the defendant will appear for all scheduled court settings and 2) whether the defendant poses a serious threat to the safety of the community if released on bond.
Tarrant County Pretrial Services is unable to write personal bonds for specified criminal offenses. All personal bond releases are approved by a County Criminal Judge or a Criminal District Judge.
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