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New York Association of Pretrial Service Agencies Conference

Posted Nov 3, 2017

New York Association of Pretrial Service Agencies ConferenceThe New York Association of Pretrial Service Agencies held a successful conference this year on October 29-30th at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Troy, New York.  The title of this year’s conference was “The Pretrial...  read more


Redesign of CJA’s Risk Assessment System Discussed by Panel

Posted Sep 22, 2017

Plans for the redesign of CJA’s risk assessment system, long used in New York City courts to make recommendations regarding release and bail, were introduced in a panel discussion on Monday, September 18, hosted by the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law at New York University. ...  read more


Major Expansion of CJA's Bail Expediting Program Announced

Posted Sep 5, 2017

On September 1 the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice announced the expansion of CJA’s bail expediting program (BEX), which for over 30 years has been helping people held on small amounts of bail to gain release in the City’s four largest boroughs.  BEX is not a...  read more


Aubrey Fox Quoted in the New York Times on Problems Caused by Cellphone Confiscation During Arrest

Posted Jul 26, 2017

Aubrey Fox, Executive Director of the New York City Criminal Justice Agency, was quoted in the New York Times July 23, 2017 (the print version appeared in the July 24 edition), discussing a problem faced by many people arrested in NYC when police routinely confiscate their cellphones.  ...  read more


Peter Kiers Retires after 28 Years at CJA

Posted May 11, 2017

Peter Kiers Retires after 28 Years at CJA

Peter C. Kiers, Associate Director for Operations, retired on March 31 after 28 years at the helm of the Agency’s largest department.  The training room in the CJA central office, which Peter created, was named the “Peter C. Kiers Training Center” in his honor.Peter had...  read more


CJA’S TESTIMONY AT CITY COUNCIL HEARING May 2, 2017

Posted May 3, 2017

CJA’S TESTIMONY AT CITY COUNCIL HEARING May 2, 2017Aubrey Fox, Executive Director of the New York City Criminal Justice Agency, testified on Tuesday, May 2nd, at a City Council hearing held by the Committee on Fire and Criminal Justice Services to support bills written by New York City...  read more


CJA Meets with Japan Federation of Bar Associations

Posted Apr 12, 2017

On April 4-7 the U.S. – Asia Law Institute of NYU Law School hosted a delegation from the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA), who visited New York to learn more about the criminal justice, pretrial, and public defender systems in the U.S. and in New York.The JFBA visited New York...  read more


Richard Ware Joins CJA as IT Director

Posted Mar 20, 2017

After an extensive search, CJA Executive Director Aubrey Fox announced that Richard Ware has been hired to lead CJA’s technology efforts to advance and expand the IT infrastructure.  Richard comes to CJA with extensive experience in IT leadership both in private industry and in the...  read more