The New York City Criminal Justice Agency (CJA) is a not-for-profit pre-trial and research service organization. We provide pre-trial services to the courts and about 250,000 persons arrested annually in New York City. CJA’s primary operation consists of screening criminal defendants arrested within the five boroughs of the City for pre-trial release. CJA operates 24 hours a day, conducting release interviews in police department detention facilities throughout the city. This is a great entry level opportunity, with on-the-job training. 4 weeks vacation, union benefits, tuition assistance, and retirement savings plan.
SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Interview defendants in Central Booking locations in all
boroughs to determine community ties
-Record defendant’s interview responses into Agency’s
-Transcribe defendant criminal history records
-Conduct telephone verification
-Determine release recommendation for defendants using
standardized risk assessment
-Monitor arraignment outcomes and assist defendants who
have bail imposed
-Explain bail payment procedures and assist sureties with
bail payment process
-Work in various interdepartmental programs such as -Failure to Appear and Bail Expediting Program
LOCATION: Applicants must be willing to work in any of the borough locations:
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