Pretrial Service - FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
This means he/she is released on his/her promise to appear in court for all future court dates and to not reoffend while on release; no bail money is due at that time.
If a person is released on their Own Recognizance, the judge may impose conditions of release, which means the arrestee/defendant must abide by set conditions to remain out of custody. Some examples may include Intensive Supervision, random drug and alcohol testing, in-person and/or telephone check-ins, as well as proof of continuous employment/school.
You can contact the Pretrial Services office and/or appear in open court on the day of their Initial Appearance. The Clark County Detention Center’s web site will display the next court date.
The Court will provide a non-compliance report to the presiding Judge. In some cases, recommendation is made to the court to revoke the defendant's Own Recognizance release, which if approved, would ultimately result in the defendant being remanded back into custody.