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Recidivism of Felony Offenders in California

By Mia Bird, Justin Goss, Viet Nguyen

California's recent corrections reforms aimed to reduce persistently high recidivism rates. In the years following public safety realignment in 2011, ...


The Impact of Proposition 47 on Crime and Recidivism

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

Undertaken in the wake of public safety realignment in 2011, Proposition 47 reduced the penalties for certain lower-level drug and property offenses and ...

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California’s Changing Parole Population

By Joseph Hayes, Justin Goss

Under realignment, only the most serious offenders are incarcerated in state prison and released to parole. This has shifted the type of offender supervised ...

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Video: The Impact of Realignment on Recidivism

By Linda Strean

Dec 18, 2017 ... California embarked on a major public safety reform in 2011, when it shifted responsibility for lower-level felony offenders from the state ...


Realignment and Recidivism in California

By Mia Bird, Ryken Grattet, Viet Nguyen

The prison population has dropped dramatically, and though jail populations rose, overall incarceration levels have declined. One goal of realignment was to ...