Go to Court, Stay Out of Jail

Go to Court, Stay Out of Jail

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Durham County is testing whether reminding people about their upcoming court dates will reduce overcrowding at the county jail.

The new notification system will be funded by a $50,000 Safety and Justice Challenge Network Innovation Fund Grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. It will be the only system of its kind in the state, says Gudrun Parmer, director for the Criminal Justice Resource Center, the lead agency on the project.

With the grant in, Parmer says Criminal Justice Resource Center staff decided to “do something very different and focus on our court system rather than the jail itself.”…

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