United States District Court

Northern District Of Illinois

Local Criminal Rules

LCrR46.2. Pretrial Services Agency

The Pretrial Services Agency of this Court (“Agency”) shall perform the following functions:

(1) collect, verify and report promptly to the district or magistrate judge information pertaining to the pretrial release of each person charged with an offense, including any drug testing information, and recommend appropriate release conditions;

(2) review and modify the reports and recommendations made in (1) above for persons seeking release pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3145;

(3) supervise persons released into its custody;

(4) with the cooperation of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, and with the approval of the Attorney General, operate or contract for the operation of appropriate facilities for the custody or care of persons released under Chapter 207 of Title 18 of the United States Code, including, but not limited to, residential halfway houses, drug addiction and alcoholism treatment centers and counseling services;

(5) inform the court of all apparent violations of pretrial release conditions or arrests of persons released to its custody or under its supervision and recommend appropriate modifications of release conditions;

(6) serve as coordinator for other local agencies which serve or are eligible to serve as custodians under Chapter 207 of Title 18 of the United States Code and advise the court as to the eligibility, availability and capacity of such agencies;

(7) assist persons released on bond in securing any necessary employment, medical, legal, or social services;

(8) prepare, in cooperation with the United States marshal and the United States attorney, such pretrial detention reports as are required by the provisions of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure relating to the supervision of detention pending trial; and

(9) perform such other functions as the court may assign from time to time.