LA County Votes To End ICE In Jails, Pledges To Continue Cooperation With FedsThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of the removal of federal immigration agents from county jails.
Study: County Approaches Differ On Prison ReformsA university study released Friday of how counties are spending $4.4 billion to implement Gov. Jerry Brown's prison realignment law found that nearly 20 percent have fundamentally changed how they approach criminal justice.
Riverside County Jails At 99-Percent Capacity Amid State Realignment PlanRiverside County jails are beginning to see the ugly side of California's prison realignment program.
Baca To Create New Task Force To Minimize Mistaken LockupsIn remarks published Wednesday, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he plans to create a task force to minimize the wrongful incarceration in county jails of those whose identity has been mistaken.
Sheriff Lee Baca Says He Welcomes FBI Probe Into His Handling Of County JailsSheriff Lee Baca says he welcomes an FBI investigation into his handling of Los Angeles County jails after two supervisors criticized the sheriff while calling for an independent investigation.