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Video: Recidivism of Felony Offenders in California June 26 2019 Researcher Mia Bird discusses a new report on recidivism rates in the years following California’s 2011 public safety realignment.
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.
Tailoring Domestic Violence Programs to Reduce Recidivism June 12 2018 Programs that address specific risks for reoffending could be key in reducing recidivism for domestic violence offenders.
Video: The Impact of Realignment on Recidivism December 18 2017 Public safety realignment has had a modest effect on recidivism, varying across counties and groups of offenders. These are the findings of a new PPIC report presented in Sacramento.
Proposition 57’s Impact on Prisons July 24 2017 Proposition 57 is expected to reduce the prison population by more than 2,600 inmates in 2017‒18, with a net cost savings of nearly $40 million.