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Thousands of Prison Inmates Are Being Released Into Local Communities

According to California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) data, thousands of prisoners were released early into local communities as a result of the California Public Safety Realignment Act (AB 109) and related state laws including Propositions 47 and 57, which reduced various felonies to misdemeanors, decreased prosecutions of parole violations, and shifted 35,000 inmates to local county jails. Continue reading Thousands of Prison Inmates Are Being Released Into Local Communities