October 24, 2020

How Does Posting Bail Work?

The purpose of bail is to ensure that the person accused of a crime returns to court at a later date. While the bail payment might be returned after the legal process has concluded, an issue may arise if the person fails to attend the court h...

October 13, 2020

What Are Surety Bonds in Fort Lauderdale?

Surety bonds are the most common type of bail bond in the Fort Lauderdale area. When a defendant is arrested and bail is set, they must pay a percentage of the total bail amount to the bondsman upfront. The bail bond company, wh...

August 19, 2020

Bail reform is doing more harm than good. Bail reforms are focused on improving political posturing rather than public safety. They are set on selfless and ill-conceived grounds trying to gauge a defendant’s release eligibility. Current bail practices are proving to be...

July 20, 2020

The American prison system is designed to punish individuals for their crimes as a means of preventing them from repeating the same behavior, yet this system serves as a revolving door for many criminals. Recidivism rates show that within three years of release, 68% of...

July 4, 2020

When someone is arrested, it can be quite a traumatic experience for not only the suspect but everyone involved. If you are going to post a bond for someone who has been detained by the police, understanding the arrest process and bonding procedures will go a long way...

June 23, 2020

Prisons and jails are amplifiers of infectious diseases such as the coronavirus, because social distancing is impossible inside and movement in and out of facilities is common. But criminal justice officials have the power to prevent coronavirus deaths.

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June 9, 2020

How do I find out if someone is in Broward County Jail?

The Broward County Sheriff's Office keeps a database of all inmates booked into thecounty's jails. To locate an inmate, use the arrest search tool on the Sheriff's Office's website.

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April 18, 2020

Fort Lauderdale Bail Bond News:

Fort Lauderdale Crime Statistics


The Fort Lauderdale Police Department Crime Analysis Unit produces reports which depict our crime and service statistics. The reports are available here. The reports detail robbery, burglary, auto theft to...

March 31, 2020

Concerns for Domestic Violence Victims During Coronavirus

Staying home during the time of COVID-19 can present some challenges and have a devastating impact for victims of domestic violence. NBC 6’s Amanda Plasencia report. 

Domestic Violence Arrest

March 30, 2020

Covid-19 update: Inmates in close quarters in county jails

The latest updates on coronavirus in Texas: At least 38 Texans' deaths have been linked to COVID-19 as the state experiences a public health disaster. Community spread has been discovered, at least 2,877 cases h...

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