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New Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Project

Posted Oct 14, 2014

CJA will be participating in a Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention project in East New York, Brooklyn. With funding from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, a Domestic Violence High Risk Team will respond to the cases of DV victims who are in high-risk relationships. The High Risk Team brings together multiple agencies to provide a coordinated response to keep the victim safe and hold the offender accountable....  read more

Peter Kiers Awarded NAPSA Olgiati Award

Posted Sep 17, 2014

The National Association of Pretrial Services Agencies (NAPSA) awarded its 2014 Olgiati Award to CJA Director of Operations Peter Kiers at its national conference in Denver on September 8th.The Ennis J. Olgiati Award recognizes lifetime achievement in the field of pretrial services. This award...  read more

New Study Examines Credit Card Bail Experiment

Posted Sep 8, 2014  read more

CJA in China

Posted Jul 30, 2014

CJA Director of Operations, Peter Kiers, was invited by the U.S.–Asia Law Institute (USALI) of New York University School of Law to participate in two conferences in China last month that focused on defendant release and supervision.  The two-day conferences — one in Beijing and one...  read more

Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week

Posted Jul 9, 2014

July 13-19 is Pretrial, Probation and Parole Supervision Week! CJA is proud of its origin and place in the pretrial community, and congratulates all pretrial practitioners around the country who do this important work......  read more

Farewell to Alex Montaneli, ROR Interviewer

Posted Jun 25, 2014

CJA announces the retirement of Alex Montaneli after 33 years of exceptional service as ROR Interviewer and 26 years as Union Delegate for Queens Operations.  On June 17th, CJA staff members and friends held a farewell gathering to wish Alex a happy retirement.  The Agency, especially the...  read more

New Interviewer Class Graduates

Posted May 21, 2014

Nine new interviewer trainees attended a two-week orientation and training course at CJA Central Office headquarters, and graduated on May 16.  CJA’s newest interviewers will work in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island.  During their training, new interviewers are...  read more

Richard Azzolino Voted Mentor of the Year at John Jay College

Posted May 19, 2014

Richard Azzolino, Management Analyst in the CJA Operations Department, was presented with the Mentor of the Year Award by the Vera Fellows program of John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY) on May 8, 2014.  Richard has been in charge of mentoring Vera Fellow undergraduate students assigned...  read more