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Report: Quarter Of GPS Devices Used To Track LA County Felons Don’t Work

An investigative report in the LA Times Sunday revealed that a quarter of all GPS devices used to track convicted criminals in LA County do not work.

12/29/2013

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Calif. Counties Seek To Reduce Re-Offense Rate

California’s 58 counties are grappling with the best way to cut the re-offense rate for former state prisoners who are now being released to the counties for local supervision.

08/25/2013

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Calif. Senate OKs Spending $24M For Gun Seizures

State lawmakers have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would provide more money for a state program that confiscates guns from felons, those deemed mentally unstable and others who are prohibited from owning them.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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Only On CBS2: More Inmates Using Internet On Cell Phones To Orchestrate Crimes

More than 700 million people use Facebook – among them are some of California’s most-hardened prisoners. CBS2’s Jeff Nguyen recently visited local prisons to see how inmates are accessing the internet and social networking sites from cell phones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2012