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Updates will include:
- Minutes/Materials from Indiana Statewide EBDM Policy Team.
- Minutes/Materials from six (6) statewide EBDM Work Groups. Groups meet monthly to work on specific areas of EBDM.
Indiana EBDM Work Groups:
(1) Pretrial – Chairs: Judge Surbeck (Allen County) and Larry Landis (Public Defender Council).
Concentration: SAMPLE Pretrial Program documents, policies, procedures.
(2) Professional Development – Chairs: Jane Seigel (IOCS) and Julie Lanham (DOC)
Concentration: Training for EBDM and Pretrial projects.
(3) Data – Chairs: Dave Murtaugh (ICJI) and Lisa Thompson (Court Technology)
Concentration: Collecting and analyzing data for EBDM, Pretrial projects, and Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council (JRAC)
(4) Mental Health – Chair: George Brenner (LCSW)
Concentration: Working toward more mental health (includes addiction) treatment services for EBDM, Pretrial projects, and JRAC.
(5) Risk Reduction Strategies – Chairs: Dan Miller (Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council) and Mary Kay Hudson (IOCS)
Concentration: How to include EBDM into plea negotiations and sentencing.
(6) Behavioral Responses – Chair: Chris Cunningham (IACCAC)
Concentration: Sanctions/responses for pretrial misbehavior, use of incentives for pretrial, bail guidelines.
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