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Fact Sheet

Felony Arrests in California

By Magnus Lofstrom, Alexandria Gumbs, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin

Property crimes were the second most common felony arrest. ... SOURCE: Authors' calculations based on California Department of Justice's Monthly Arrest and ...

Statewide Survey

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Rachel Lawler

Criminal Justice · Economy · Health & Safety Net · Higher Education · K–12 Education · Political Landscape · Population · Water, Land & Air.

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Pretrial Risk Assessment in California

By Heather Harris, Justin Goss, Alexandria Gumbs

Equity is an ongoing concern. Critics argue that risk assessment tools that use criminal history could propagate preexisting inequities in the criminal justice ...

Fact Sheet

Racial Disparities in California Arrests

By Magnus Lofstrom, Justin Goss, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin

Oct 21, 2019 ... SOURCES: Authors' calculations based on California Department of Justice's Monthly Arrest and Citation Register and California Department of ...

Fact Sheet

California’s Prison Population

By Joseph Hayes, Justin Goss, Heather Harris, Alexandria Gumbs

Most prisoners have current or past convictions for violent or serious crimes. The most common crimes that led to imprisonment in 2017 involved assault, weapons ...

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Recidivism of Felony Offenders in California

By Mia Bird, Justin Goss, Viet Nguyen

These reforms lowered incarceration levels, and in their aftermath, crime rates ... may also reflect changes in the practices of criminal justice agencies.

Fact Sheet

Arrests in California’s Counties

By Magnus Lofstrom, Justin Goss, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin

... in arrests could be driven by a range of factors, including crime rates, ... SOURCE: Authors' calculations based on California Department of Justice's ...

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The Impact of Proposition 47 on Crime and Recidivism

By Mia Bird, Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin, Steven Raphael

Passed by voters in November 2014, Proposition 47 brought broad and significant changes to California's criminal justice system. Undertaken in the wake of ...