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.
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.
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.