If a person is released on his own recognizance, he is being released from jail on the promise that he will return to all future court dates without having to pay any bail. Often he must sign a written agreement to this effect, and the judge could set additional conditions, such as meeting with the probation officer monthly.
A judge would consider many factors in deciding whether a person would be released from jail without posting a bond. In South Dakota, a judge or magistrate considers the following in making this decision:
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