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Audit Says Jail Releases Jumped 37 Percent After Realignment

The number of inmates being released by county jails increased by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons, state auditors said Tuesday.

04/21/2015

High Court Refuses To Delay Calif. Prison Releases

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to delay a court order for California to release nearly 10,000 inmates by year’s end to improve conditions in state prisons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2013

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Riverside County Jails At 99-Percent Capacity Amid State Realignment Plan

Riverside County jails are beginning to see the ugly side of California’s prison realignment program.

01/07/2012