The Ventura Day Fine Pilot Project

This report from The Justice Management Institute describes the day fine pilot project operated in Ventura, California. It has three main purposes: (1) to describe the planning process; (2) to examine the reasons why the project was terminated; and (3) to assess what has been learned from this experience and develop recommendations concerning future development of policy with respect to the use of fines as criminal sanctions.

The Ventura Day Fine Pilot Project