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Crime Rates Stable Overall, But Some Counties See Big Changes September 25 2017 Corrections reforms in California have not resulted in a broad surge in crime. But the statewide numbers mask substantial differences across counties.
Video: Reforms Challenge County Probation Departments September 18 2017 Changes in criminal justice policy have significantly altered the role of probation in California and have put considerable demands on counties.
Grants Awarded to Combat Recidivism June 15 2017 Under Proposition 47, savings from a decrease in the prison population must go toward services such as mental health and substance abuse treatment. The first grants were just awarded.
Women in Jail November 3 2016 Women are the fastest growing segment of America’s jail population, yet the characteristics of female inmates are not well documented.
Video: Assessing Corrections Reforms October 3 2016 California’s historic corrections reforms have succeeded in important ways, but major challenges remain. A panel of state and local experts discussed them.
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