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Police Use of Force and Misconduct in California

By Deepak Premkumar, Alexandria Gumbs, Shannon McConville, Renee Hsia

In states such as Florida, law enforcement officers need to be in “good moral standing,” which is violated when an officer commits any felonies or certain ...

Policy Brief

Policy Brief: Racial Disparities in Law Enforcement Stops

By Magnus Lofstrom, Joseph Hayes, Brandon Martin, Deepak Premkumar

... and parole systems to county jail and probation systems, and Proposition 47 (2014) reclassified certain drug and property felonies as misdemeanors.

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California Jails and COVID-19

By Heather Harris, Joseph Hayes

Aug 11, 2021 ... Weeks after the governor's emergency declaration, the Judicial Council set bail at $0 for misdemeanors and low-level felonies; ...

Fact Sheet

Arrests in California

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin, Joseph Hayes

Violent offenses are the largest category of felony arrests. · Drug offenses are the largest category of misdemeanor arrests. · Racial disparities in arrest rates ...

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California’s County Jails

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Capacity-constrained releases have fallen since the passage of Proposition 47 in 2014 · The jail population is largely male and being held for felonies.

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Pretrial Reform in California

By Heather Harris, Magnus Lofstrom

Aug 26, 2020 ... Conversely, slightly more than 1% of people booked into jail for felonies—about 3,000 people—will be held for risk assessment rather than ...


Reforming Pretrial Justice in California

By Heather Harris, Magnus Lofstrom

By contrast, about 3,000 felons (1.3% of booked felons) who are currently released in a few hours would likely be held up to 36 hours for risk assessment.