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Message from the President
Scott G. Hall

PBUS
July 12-15
PBUS 2015 Mid-Year Meeting
Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Colorado Springs, CO


The conference module is now live to make your reservations for the mid-year meeting! Simply click here, sign-in and register!

The conference page has a lot of information on: Cheyenne Mountain resort, Colorado Springs, off-site activities, golf, restaurants, transportation information and more. Check our page often for updates to the tentative agenda and other important information.

Rooms are going fast at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort for the 2015 Mid-Year meeting so if you haven't made a reservation yet you can do so online TODAY! Or you can call the resort directly at 1-800-588-0250; mention PBUS for special conference rates.

The Cheyenne Mountain Resort is set in the hills of Colorado Springs with a wide variety of off-site and on-site activities. Enjoy whitewater rafting, Pikes Peak Cog Railway, U.S. Olympic Training Center, Air Force Academy, zoo, falls, caves, shopping and much more!

If you have any questions email us at info@pbus.com or call 1-800-883-7287. We look forward to seeing you in Colorado this July!
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New York City fund would pay bail for some accused of misdemeanors
The Wall Street Journal
In the well-chronicled churn of New York City's criminal justice system, thousands of people each year spend weeks in jail awaiting court appearances on misdemeanor charges because they can't afford to pay bail.
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Bail bond industry also impacted by changes at jail
KSPR-TV
It is now day six since The Greene County Jail stopped taking in people who commit city crimes. It's having a ripple effect across the justice system including the bail bond industry. Right now, the city of Springfield has over 16,000 warrants that have yet to be served.
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State leaves inmates in county jail, with no bail
Chesterfield Observer
Twenty years after former Gov. George Allen abolished parole and ushered in a new era of state prison building, localities such as Chesterfield have been left to carry the burden of state budget cuts and recent penitentiary closings.
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Bail bondsmen who nabbed man may face charges
The Columbus Dispatch
Police have identified the two Columbus bail bondsmen who snatched a bail jumper from an East Side dry-cleaning business on Monday morning, firing a gun into the store's ceiling and terrifying customers. But police did not release their names or other information yesterday, saying they are reviewing the incident at Sterling Cleaners to determine whether charges will be filed. Police also did not release the name of the man the bondsmen took into custody.
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Eric Garner videographer goes on prison hunger strike
The Daily Beast
Activists are crowdfunding bail for the young man who videotaped Eric Garner's death, who claims police are stalking him and that he's afraid to eat the food in jail.
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Are police violating privacy with GPS tracking?
Boston.com
About 3,000 people in Massachusetts are wearing court-ordered ankle monitors right now. And under a little-known agreement between police and probation officials, officers can use those monitors to see where many of those people are at any time.
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