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Video: The Impact of Proposition 47 on Crime and Recidivism June 25 2018 In Sacramento last week, PPIC researchers and a panel of state and local experts discussed the impact of Prop 47—California's landmark law that reduced penalties for some lower-level crimes.
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.
California’s Arrest Rate Reaches a 50-Year Low July 20 2016 California’s felony arrest rate dropped dramatically in 2015 after the passage of Proposition 47. Crime rates went up.