Criminal justice advocates say transparency needed to shape bail reform
from The Community Idea Stations
Virginia lawmakers will take a hard look at the state’s bail system this General Assembly. But it might be too early to expect sweeping changes. Supporters and opponents of cash bail say the Commonwealth needs to, first, get a better understanding of what’s actually happening inside Virginia jails. For 18 years, bondsman Keith Bourne has been bailing people out of jail in Staunton, Virginia. He sees his job as a public service.
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