Our Mission

The Richmond Community Bail Fund exists to restore the presumption of innocence to defendants so they don't lose their jobs, families and critical services while also reducing the financial burden on our community of detaining citizens prior to their day in court.

 

60%

of all local jail inmates are legally innocent pretrial detainees

92%

nationwide guilty disposition rate for defendants held on bail

50%

nationwide guilty disposition rate for defendants who post bail

 

$1,000

the median bail amount among pretrial detainees in Richmond, VA

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