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California’s County Jails

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

In addition, the state prison system has not allowed transfers of jail inmates with prison sentences throughout most of the pandemic, requiring these inmates to ...


California’s County Jails in the Era of Reform

By Sonya Tafoya, Mia Bird, Ryken Grattet, Viet Nguyen

This lowered the state prison population-allowing prisons to prioritize beds for more serious offenders-but increased county jail populations. Three years later ...

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California Jails and COVID-19

By Heather Harris, Joseph Hayes

Aug 11, 2021 ... The jail population statewide remains below its pre-pandemic level. Still, more than 15000 people are housed in overcrowded jail conditions ...


Capacity Challenges in California’s Jails

By Magnus Lofstrom, Katherine Kramer

However, before realignment began, the jail population had been in decline (Figure 1). Between September and December 2010, the ADP of California jails declined ...


Health Care for California’s Jail Population

By Shannon McConville, Mia Bird

As a complement to the ACA, California recently signed into law Assembly Bill 720 (AB 720), which facilitates the use of jails as sites of health insurance ...


Public Safety Realignment: Impacts So Far

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

The reform challenged county jails and probation departments by making them ... The county jail population did not rise nearly as much as the prison ...