Los Angeles police are helping oversee paroled felons released under the state’s controversial prison realignment program, without the supervision of the state’s parole department.
Hundreds of officers fanned out across the Inland Empire Thursday to make surprise visits to parolees, some of whom were released under the state’s plan to ease prison overcrowding.
A study that tracked California parolees has found no spike in arrests since responsibility for many ex-convicts shifted to local authorities under the state’s prison realignment law.
A California parole agent was accused of soliciting one of his parolees to kill another. Numerous corrections department employees allegedly had sex with inmates, including juveniles.
Mayor R. Rex Parris says the Board of Supervisors have unfairly disadvantaged those families who have been waiting to receiving housing benefits.
Riverside County jails are beginning to see the ugly side of California’s prison realignment program.
Supervisor Mike Antonovich is trying to come up with a plan to adequately prepare the public for an impending release of thousands of state parolees.
The county’s top law enforcement official on Friday backed off a plan for deputies to handle an expected influx of prison parolees from the California penal system.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors is required to pick a lead agency — the Sheriff’s or Probation department — by Aug. 1 and will be discussing that decision Tuesday.
California’s corrections department has created a website to warn the public when paroled sex offenders flee from supervision.