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11/19/14 » Study shows increase in jail violence
The Orion
Jail violence has increased in California since the criminal justice realignment bill, AB 109, passed in 2011, according to a study by members of the Chico State Political Science Department.
11/18/14 » Merced's police chief working to ease public fears
ABC Fresno
Chief Norm Andrade spoke to the city council about that Monday night. His presentation comes as Merced is dealing with a rise in murder cases. The city has had 14 homicides so far this year, compared...
11/17/14 » Did Prop 47 affect alleged SCV kidnap attempt?
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
A man accused of trying to snatch a teenage girl at a bus stop in Canyon Country Wednesday had been arrested and released Tuesday on suspicion of shoplifting — a new section of the criminal code added...
11/15/14 » Santa Clarita kidnap suspect was previously booked for burglary; set free due to Prop 47
ABC Los Angeles
A man has been booked for allegedly trying to kidnap and rape a 13-year-old girl in Santa Clarita, deputies said.
11/14/14 » California ordered to speed up inmate releases
Associated Press
Federal judges are telling California to speed up its process for releasing some nonviolent inmates as part of a previous order forcing the state to sharply reduce its prison population.
11/14/14 » No consequences for convicts in California
Tahoe Daily Tribune
Assembly Bill 109 was an initiative designed to reduce state prison populations by sentencing new, non-serious, non-violent or non-sexual offenders to county jails instead of state prison. Soon county...
11/12/14 » Law enforcement, community leaders to gather for summit on inmate release
Vacaville Reporter
Carli said this speaks to an increase in crime in Vacaville. He claims a direct correlation between realignment and an increase in crime.
10/08/14 » AB 109 inmate arrested for drug trafficking in Shasta Co.
ABC Redding
Anderson Police arrested four suspects as part of a major narcotics investigation. One of the suspects was on supervised release under AB-109 from the Modesto/Stockton area.
10/06/14 » Fugitive among 10 arrested in AB109 sweep in Oceanside, Carlsbad
Seaside Courier
Ten probationers, including a fugitive featured Friday by San Diego County Crime Stoppers, were arrested Saturday in Oceanside and Carlsbad as part of a regional sting operation, authorities said.
09/29/14 » New definition of recidivism minimizes political fallout from prison realignment
Sacramento Bee
The tight definition would be the only one in state law if adopted by the board in November. And either by design or happenstance, it would minimize official recidivism rates under realignment and...
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