Depends on if you're a criminal or a defenseless citizen. Another man, free on bail for two felonies, charged with killing retired fireman in botched carjacking | CWB Chicago
Like one of the other defendants, Jalen Saulsberry has a violent juvenile history and was free on a recognizance bond for gun charges and for possessing a stolen motor vehicle at the time of Williams’ murder.
Saulsberry is at least the 34th person to be charged with shooting or killing someone in Chicago last year while on affordable bail
Because if you make something cheaper, you will get more of it, and right now there is little cost to committing crime in most of the major cities.