Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to invite you to attend our 32nd Annual California Association of Pretrial Services (CAPS) Training Conference which will be held on June 20, 2018 – June 22, 2018, at the Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel, Newport Beach, California.

This year, our conference theme is “California Bail Reform: Investing in Pretrial System and Agencies.” We will kick off the conference on Wednesday, June 20th, with Honorable Charles Margines, Presiding Judge of the Orange County Superior Court.

For June 21st – June 22nd, we are very excited to get tremendous support from the California Judicial Council, National Institute of Corrections, as well as Local and National Pretrial Leaders to present on current issues effecting the field, including:

• Legal Updates on California’s Bail Reform
• Humphrey Decision
• Moving Toward Legal and Evidence-Based Practices: Lessons Learned
• Effective Communication with Stakeholders

Early Registration will be available on Wednesday, June 20th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Click here to download 2018 Conference Agenda

The Renaissance Newport Beach Hotel
4500 MacArthur Boulevard
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 476-2001
June 20, 2018 – June 22, 2018

Suite Rates: $269.00 + tax (Suite-1 King or 2 double beds)
Group Name: CA Association of Pretrial Services
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Parking: Complimentary airport shuttle
$10 per day Hotel parking

Reservation Deadline: June 13th, 2018

Conference Registration:
$130 CAPS Members (includes luncheon)
$185 Non-Members (includes luncheon)
$45 per extra guest attending luncheon

Training Conference Scholarships
There will be two (2) Scholarships available for CAPS Members in good standing (current with their membership dues). The scholarship includes conference registration fee and one night’s stay at the hotel. To apply, please submit a letter stating why you would like to be a scholarship recipient and how you would benefit from this conference. The letter must include your position, your employer and time in service as a pretrial practitioner. The letter must be submitted, no later than Wednesday, May 16, 2018, to:

CAPS Regional Director, Southern II
Brian Johnson
Division Director Adult Court Services
Orange County Probation
909 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Luncheon and Annual Meeting
Due to terms of office and retirements, nominations will be held for the following three (3) Board positions: President, Treasurer, and Regional Director Southern I. The nominator and the candidate must be a CAPS member in good standing.

We, the Board of Directors, continue to work diligently to provide you the best training conference on a yearly basis. As we continue this conversation regarding bail reform, we look forward to seeing you in June 2018.


Edwin H. Monteagudo

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