By Shelden, Randall G.; Teji, Selena.
Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) (San Francisco, CA).
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation [CDCR] “released plans in April 2012, to return out-of-state inmates to state facilities and terminate its contracts with private out-of-state facilities by FY 2015-16 (CDCR, 2012a). This proposal estimates savings of $318 million (CDCR, 2012a, p.28). In addition to cost savings, returning out-of-state inmates is a sound public policy decision. The purpose of this publication is to provide an overview of the effects of out-of-state tran... Read More