WGBY interviews Berkshire DA Andrea Harrington on new bail policy

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Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington’s new bail policy has gotten rid of bail for most defendants awaiting trial, unless they are considered a flight risk or a threat to public safety.

Similar policies have been implemented across with country, but not without controversy. Some question if removing bail will lead to a spike in crime.

Harrington joined WGBY's Carolee McGrath to share the reasoning behind the new policy.

 


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