Bail Bonds Blog and Resources

Minneapolis Catch and Release a Harbinger of Things to Come?

City buses in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota on gloomy day

Well-intentioned people can debate long into the night about whether the recent rioting in cities like Minneapolis was justified or crossed the line into overtly criminal behavior. Certainly, you can find people on both sides of the issue who will make impassioned arguments about the rightness of their beliefs. What seems beyond question, however, is that when Minneapolis authorities responded to the riots by embracing the catch-and-release principles promoted by anti-bail zealots, they only exacerbated an already difficult situation.

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Anti-Bail Zealots See Victory in Ohio Defeat

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In a year that can only be called 'unprecedented', it should come as no surprise that anti-bail zealots have taken to redefining reality instead of accepting it. You see, after suffering a clear defeat in their efforts to do away with Ohio's cash bail bonds system, the anti-bail Buckeye Institute decided that defeat and victory are the same thing.

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How Do I Bail Someone Out of Jail in Colorado?

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We don’t wish jail on any innocent person. It’s a crappy experience and, honestly, dangerous with COVID-19 running rampant. A bail bondsman makes an honest living by providing funds to get a person out of jail who otherwise would have to sit there till trial. The best way to avoid these circumstances is to stay on the right side of the law. If you need bail for yourself or someone else in Denver or elsewhere, then we’re here to help.

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The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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The world’s in a bind right now, and bail bond advocates nationwide – including some in Adams County, Broomfield County, Weld County, and elsewhere in Colorado – are chomping at the bit. The cynical amongst us would say this is the opportunity they’ve been waiting for. COVID-19 doesn’t discriminate, so America’s incarcerated certainly deserve a chance to somehow serve their sentence without the risk of dying because of the pandemic. Right? The need for comprehensive and sensible bail bond reform is critical.

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Bail Bond Reform: Evolution or Something Else?

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Over the course of human existence, evolution is defined as “the change in the characteristics of a species over several generations and relies on the process of natural selection.” We apply this notion to not just humans, but animals, technology, law, religion, and how societies operate around the world. The assumption is that as evolution proceeds, it’s mostly for the common good. But if that’s the case, how do we explain what’s happening with America’s legal system and cash bonds?

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No-Bail Reform and Riots

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A Link Between Bond Reform and Social Unrest?

If you work in the bail bonding industry, you’ve long known what many others in Adams County, Broomfield County, Weld County and in other communities nationwide are just starting to grasp. Liberal-leaning bail bond reform – specifically, letting defendants stroll out of court on zero-dollar bail – isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. Arguments have gone something like this:

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