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Office of Statewide Pretrial Services releases first sets of data related to pretrial legislation


The Office of Statewide Pretrial Services (OSPS) released the first sets of data following implementation of Public Act 101-652 (previously called the Pretrial Fairness Act) on Sept. 18, 2023. OSPS currently serves 71 of Illinois’ 102 counties. The Illinois Supreme Court created OSPS in 2021 to provide increased public safety and equality in the pretrial stage of the criminal justice system. The currently available data are available here and will be updated each month.

Since September 18, OSPS has completed 4,375 investigations and 2,318 defendants have been ordered to OSPS supervision. There were 1,496 petitions for detention filed in OSPS involved cases filed on or after Sept. 18, with 976 petitions granted, 469 petitions denied and 51 petitions waiting to be heard.

There have been 1,231 pretrial-related appeals filed in the five Appellate Districts. Appeals filed by Appellate District:

  • 1st – 129
  • 2nd – 165
  • 3rd – 148
  • 4th – 462
  • 5th – 327

Top 5 counties by number of appeals:

  • Cook: 129
  • Winnebago: 119
  • Rock Island: 94
  • Will: 78
  • Champaign: 77

OSPS and the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts are committed to transparency and the sharing of data to inform the public about the changes brought by PA 101-652. Data from additional counties will be available in 2024.