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Crime Trends in California

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Oct 19, 2022 ... In 2021, aggravated assaults were 67% of reported violent crimes; ... of Justice's Criminal Justice Statistics Center, California Crimes and ...


Police Use of Force and Misconduct in California

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

... evaluate whether excessive force merits criminal charges has changed as well. ... Figure 1 displays the annual counts of fatalities from law enforcement ...

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Arrests in California

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin, Joseph Hayes

Violent offenses are the largest category of felony arrests; drug offenses ... been fewer arrests and shifts in the crimes for which people are arrested.

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California’s County Jails

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Local criminal justice directives to avoid arrests and bookings as well as an ... Inmates held on a felony charge or conviction account for 90% of the jail ...


California’s Future

By Ellen Hanak, Laura Hill, Hans Johnson, Caroline Danielson ...

This multi-topic publication highlights the state's most pressing long-term policy challenges in several key areas: criminal justice, economy, education, ...

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Jail Bookings Down Significantly during COVID-19

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

May 6, 2020 ... A number of offenses—including felony burglary, driving under the influence, and the most serious sexual and violent crimes—can still ...

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How Will COVID-19 Affect Arrests in California?

By Alexandria Gumbs, Joseph Hayes

Apr 16, 2020 ... That 58% decline applies to rates of arrests made for felonies as well as ... or citation for such crimes as vandalism, or low-level theft, ...

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Felony Arrests in California

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

After Prop 47, the share of California felony arrests fell. In this fact sheet we review the most common arrests, for violent offenses and property crimes, ...

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Racial Disparities in California Arrests

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

Felony arrest rates have fallen, especially for African Americans and Latinos. In 1992, the African American felony arrest rate was 7,217 per 100,000 residents, ...