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Bail Bond Manual - CPD-11.909
Issue Date:13 October 2010Effective Date:13 October 2010
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GENERAL BONDING PROCEDURES - TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. Definitions...........................................................................................................1
II. Bailable Offenses................................................................................................2
III. Taking of Bail by Peace Officers..........................................................................2
IV. Persons Prohibited from Furnishing Bail Security ................................................2
V. Misdemeanor Arrest Without Warrant..................................................................2
VI. Felony Arrest Without Warrant...........................................................................2
VII. Arrest on Warrant (Ordinance, Misdemeanor, or Felony).......................................2
VIII. Bail Set by Court, Statute, Ordinance, or Rule ...................................................3
IX. Bail Bond Books and Their Preparation.................................................................4
X. Availability of Bail Bond Books.............................................................................5
XI. Transfer of Bail Bond Books ................................................................................6
XII. Obtaining Bail Bond Books ................................................................................6
XIII. Location and Hours of Bond Court and Bond Department .....................................6
XIV. Bonding Procedures.........................................................................................6
XV. Bail Bond Schedules for Arrests Without a Warrant .............................................6
Appendix A - Bail Bond Schedule for Criminal Offenses (Supreme Court Rule 528) 
Appendix B - Bail Bond Schedule for Traffic Offenses (Supreme Court Rule 526) 
Appendix C - Bail Bond Schedule for Conservation Offenses (Supreme Court Rule 527)