Local 4 News at 5 -- Jan. 4, 2021

Local 4 News at 5 -- Jan. 4, 2021
Local 4 News at 5 -- Jan. 4, 2021

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Washtenaw County prosecutor to eliminate use of cash bail in any case

Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit announced Monday that the Prosecutor’s Office will eliminate the use of cash bail in any case. Savit, who took office on Jan. 1, alerted staff Monday morning in a 20-page policy directive.

According to the directive, cash bail “is a system under which a defendant who has been accused of a crime is required to post money in order to secure release from jail pending trial.”


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