Who We Are

The Pennsylvania Pretrial Services Association (PPSA) was established in 1995 PPSA has been organized to educate practitioners and the general public about Pretrial Services, to promote and disseminate research and act as a forum for new ideas in pretrial service, to provide technical assistance in establishing new Pretrial Services Agencies, and overall, to promote the establishment of professional pretrial services throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Mission/Organizational Values

The Pennsylvania Pretrial Services Association’s mission is to organize and educate practitioners and the general public about pretrial services, to promote and disseminate research and act as a forum for new ideas in pretrial services, to provide technical assistance in establishing new pretrial service agencies and overall, to promote the establishment of professional pretrial services throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, all of which benefit defendants, victims, witnesses, other criminal justice agencies, and the general public.

2016 Fall Forum

This years Fall Forum will be held October 12th - October 14th at the Days Inn hotel and Conference Center in State College, PA. Please click the link below for registration information.

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Promoting the establishment of professional Pretrial Services programs and practices since 1994

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We encourage you to become a member of PPSA and support the only professional organization in Pennsylvania dedicated to serving the needs of the Pretrial Services field.