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Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Arrests in California

By Deepak Premkumar, Thomas Sloan, Magnus Lofstrom, Joseph Hayes

Feb 9, 2023 ... ... public safety realignment in 2011 (Raphael and Lofstrom 2015). Afterward, the prison population slightly edged upward to 96,500 in ...

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Crime Trends in Context

By Magnus Lofstrom

Jun 30, 2022 ... ... these reforms resulted in a drop in the state's jail and prison ... Research assessing the impacts of two key reforms—realignment and ...

Policy Brief

Policy Brief: Racial Disparities in Law Enforcement Stops

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

In particular, realignment (AB 109, 2011) shifted management of lower-level felony offenders from state prison and parole systems to county jail and ...

Fact Sheet

California’s County Jails

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

Prior to the pandemic, jail populations had fluctuated widely due to various reforms. The number of jail inmates rose following public safety realignment in ...


California’s Future: Criminal Justice

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated California's recent efforts to reduce incarceration. Along with widespread protest after the killing of George Floyd, ...