This collection of materials for the State of California’s Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) explains why it should support 1:8 staffing rations in the Title 15 Minimum Standards for Juvenile Facilities.
Don’t Stop Now: California leads the nation in using public higher education to address mass incarceration. Will we continue? (2018)
This publication highlights California’s successful efforts to build public higher education access for thousands of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students, both in custody and on college campuses throughout the state.
This report reviews the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy, education, substance abuse, mental illness and other treatment programs.
This report examines the structural intervention of providing one condom a week to inmates in the LA County Men’s Central Jail MSM unit.
This publication examines the challenges of relying on a monetary bail system and highlights existing solutions, such as pretrial services.
Assessment of the Potential Implementation of a Personal Video Recording Device Program in Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Custody Facilities
This study is about the use of body-worn cameras in correctional facilities.
Three states – New York, NewJersey, and California – have achieved prison population reductions in the range of 25%. They have also seen their crime rates generally decline at a faster pace than the national average.
Female Realignment Report: An Examination of Female Offenders Released from State Prison in the First Year of Public Safety Realignment
California’s Public Safety Realignment Act of 2011 transferred jurisdiction and funding for managing lower-level criminal offenders from the State to the counties.
Health Care Reform and County Criminal Justice Systems: An Introduction to Health Care Reform and the Opportunities and Challenges for County Criminal Justice Systems
This course provides an overview of how upcoming changes to California’s health care system will impact local criminal justice systems.
This fact sheet lists four available deliberate interventions that counties can employ to alleviate jail bed space and improve public safety outcomes.