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Crime Rates Stable Overall, But Some Counties See Big Changes Corrections reforms in California have not resulted in a broad surge in crime. But the statewide numbers mask substantial differences across counties. Read More
Video: Reforms Challenge County Probation Departments Changes in criminal justice policy have significantly altered the role of probation in California and have put considerable demands on counties. Read More
Grants Awarded to Combat Recidivism 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. Read More
Women in Jail Women are the fastest growing segment of America’s jail population, yet the characteristics of female inmates are not well documented. Read More
Video: Assessing Corrections Reforms California’s historic corrections reforms have succeeded in important ways, but major challenges remain. A panel of state and local experts discussed them. Read More

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