Library

This Reading Room contains documents specifically identified for inclusion by the Electronic FOIA Amendments of 1996, Pub. L. No. 104-231, as well as many other documents of general interest.

File Name Overviewsort ascending
Initial Detention and Subsequent Release in the District of Columbia|FY 2012 Report of Findings

This report presents findings from a PSA study examining the rates at which defendants are detained following initial appearance in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and the rates at which these defendants are subsequently released prior to disposition. This is the sixth publication of the results from this study, with the first results having been published for FY 2007.

FY 2014 PSA Annual Report-July 2015 FINAL

This report highlights the PSA’s operational, executive and administrative accomplishments for FY 2014.

Annual Report FY 2008

This report highlights the PSA’s operational, executive and administrative accomplishments for FY 2008.

Dual Status MOA 2017

This MOU outlines information sharing among the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, D.C. Superior Court’s Court Social Services Division (CSS), D.C. Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS), DC Child and Family Services Agency, and PSA.

The Bail Reform Act of 1984, Second Edition, Federal Judicial Center, 1993

This monograph was published by the Federal Judicial Center in 1993 as an update to the initial monograph which provided a summary of appellate case law involving the act from October 12, 1984, its effective date, to January 13, 1987. This update addresses case law as of April 15, 1993.

Guide to PSA's Programs and Services

This Guide is designed to inform our criminal justice system partners of the programs and services offered by the Pretrial Services Agency. It includes a summary of each of PSA’s primary operations components and a description for each unit or program that includes information on targeted defendants, eligibility criteria, supervision and services provided, program sanctions and incentives, and placement and discharge/removal procedures.

Processing Arrestees in the District of Columbia-Full page format

This document provides a brief overview of how an adult who has been arrested is processed through the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Processing Arrestees in the District of Columbia - brochure format

This brochure provides a brief overview of how an adult who has been arrested is processed through the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. This version is a 5-1/2 x 8-1/2 printable brochure.

FY 2012 Organizational Assessment

Summary of PSA’s performance within its mission critical areas during the fiscal year,  significant program accomplishments,  and outline of the strategic enhancements PSA seeks to examine during the next four years, coinciding with PSA’s 2012-2016 Strategic Plan. Prior Organizational Assessments are available in the Library.

CDEWS Final Report 09172013

Report released by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (September 25, 2013) that highlights the growing popularity of designer drugs in DC Metropolitan Area and urges updated drug testing. The study, conducted by the Center for Substance Abuse Research at the University of Maryland, describes a pilot test of the Community Drug Early Warning System (CDEWS). PSA provided data.

MOU: Quality Assurance for Breath Alcohol Testing

PSA’s Office of Forensic Toxicology Services agrees to provide annual quality assurance reviews of the Drager Alcotest 9510 breathalyzer used  by the United States Capitol Police (USCP) in support of USCP breath alcohol cases prosecuted in the District of Columbia by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

FY 2008 Organizational Assessment

PSA’s FY 2008 Organizational Assessment summarizes the Agency’s performance within its mission critical areas during the fiscal year and describes significant program accomplishments during the year.

Agency Strategic Plan 2012-2016

PSA’s fourth Strategic Plan continues the goal outlined in the 2008-2013 Strategic Plan of transforming PSA into “a performance-based, results-oriented organization that directly can link costs and outcomes” and adds targeted identification and supervision of defendants with higher risk and needs, innovative supervision strategies to reduce future criminality, integration of technology into supervision and treatment, and smarter use of community resources and partnerships as strategic goals f

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey: Subagency Comparison Report 2008

PSA’s FEVS results are reported as a subagency of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, within which PSA is an independent entity.

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey: Subagency Comparison Report 2011

PSA’s FEVS results are reported as a subagency of the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, within which PSA is an independent entity. Prior FEVS reports are available in the Library.

Agency Performance Budgets

PSA's Congressional Budget Justification is published annually and describes PSA’s programs in the performance plan, the budget estimates for these program activities, and the distribution of the budget by major program. PSA sends its budget request with CSOSA’s to the President who submits it to Congress for authorization.

District of Columbia Bail Agency Act of 1966

PSA was formalized as an agency under the Executive Office of the Mayor with the passage of the Bail Agency Act in 1967, and the name was changed to the D.C. Pretrial Services Agency (PSA) in 1978.

C KeenanFinal DC Council Testimony 11062013

PSA Director Cliff Keenan testifies before the DC Council’s Judiciary Committee on Bill 20-323, the Post-Arrest Process Clarification Amendment Act of 2013. This proposed legislation is the outgrowth of a study undertaken by a Council for Court Excellence committee looking at the post-arrest processing of arrestees within District.

MOU PSA-USCP-DCAG-Breath Alcohol Testing-January 2017

MOU among the United States Capitol Police (USCP), Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG), and PSA for quality assurance review of breath alcohol testing program.

Executive Summary Report FY 2011

Detailed description of PSA’s performance with respect to each of the Agency’s three outcomes and eleven performance measures. Prior Executive Summary Reports are available in the Library.

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