Video: What is Released on Recognizance or an ROR Bond?
Defendants who can be trusted receive an ROR Bond
What is ROR or Released on Recognizance? It’s a promise from the defendant that they will appear for all scheduled court appearances without posting bail This term is referred to as an “ROR” bond and “Release on Recognizance”. In order to determine a defendant’s eligibility for an ROR bond, a court administrator or judge will look at the severity of the crime, defendants criminal history and interview the defendant while in custody. Typically, this type of bond is issued to a defendant who can be trusted not to flee and has no prior criminal record.