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Jail Bookings Down Significantly during COVID-19

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

May 6, 2020 ... This means that most misdemeanor and lower-level felonies currently have no bail amount associated with them, and that suspects are more ...

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Arrests in California?

By Alexandria Gumbs, Joseph Hayes

Apr 16, 2020 ... ... than make arrests, the number of misdemeanor arrests may fall. ... to rates of arrests made for felonies as well as for misdemeanors.

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Felony Arrests in California

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

In November of 2014, Prop 47 reclassified many lower-level drug and property offenses from felonies to misdemeanors. Partly as a result of this policy ...

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Racial Disparities in California Arrests

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

While the shares of violent and drug-related misdemeanors have increased, the share of misdemeanor property arrests has declined. In 1992, arrests for violent ...