According to the court, the unavailability of citation release was due to unintended technological failures, and there was no evidence that the arrestees were treated differently than other groups of arrestees regarding the availability of a post and trial release option. According to the court, the detainees were members of a difficult-to-control crowd that demanded substantial police manpower, and the additional paperwork required for DATs would have drawn officers off the streets.
Cases Addressing Timely Release Rod Miller; Donald J Walter American Jails; Sep/Oct 2009; 23, 4; Docstoc pg. 84 Reproduced with permi
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