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Proposition 47

photo - prison Video: The Impact of Proposition 47 on Crime and Recidivism 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. Read More
photo - Prison 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
photo - Women Arrested 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
photo - Young man in handcuffs 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
photo - Young man in handcuffs California’s Arrest Rate Reaches a 50-Year Low California’s felony arrest rate dropped dramatically in 2015 after the passage of Proposition 47. Crime rates went up. Read More
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