Judicial Council Funds 16 Pretrial Pilot Programs
The Judicial Council on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, awarded millions of dollars to fund 16 pretrial projects in trial courts throughout the state. The San Mateo County Superior Court will receive $6.2 million to expand pretrial assessment and release of those booked into jail. The County's Probation Department, San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, San Mateo County Health, and District Attorney's Office were selected to this important pilot, which strives to make the justice system safer and fairer for all Californians. Click here to learn more!