Bail & Surety

Community Corrections

Community Corrections

Notable Players

Attenti, CoreCivic/Avalon, GEO Group, The/BI (GEO Care), Libre by Nexus, Numerex, Tokio Marine, Track Group


In August 2018, California passed legislation that abolished the cash bail system and replaced it with a risk assessment-based bail system. With its business threatened, the bail bonds industry pushed back by getting the issue of cash bail put up for a vote on the 2020 ballot.

In December 2018, the U.S. Congress passed the First Step Act with the support of private prison giants, The GEO Group and CoreCivic, both positioned to benefit from the bill’s provision for private-public partnerships in reentry services.