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  • Greening Juvenile Justice

    The strength of this article is in its discussion of an often forgotten part of greening a facility-the use of environmentally safe cleaning produc
  • Executing the Will of the Voters? A Roadmap To Mend or End the California Legislature’s Multi-Billion-Dollar Death Penalty Debacle

    While this article looks at the death penalty in California, it gives other states good suggestions for dealing with problems in their own death pe
  • The Impact of Probation and Parole Populations on Arrests in Four California Cities

    This study’s purpose was to “determine the extent to which people on probation and parole contribute to the demands on the resources of local law e
  • Making the Transition: Rethinking Jail Reentry in Los Angeles County

    “The significant challenges faced by those leaving jail and the high price of continued offending underscore the importance of capitalizing on jail
  • Preparing for the New Parole Revocation Process

    Agencies looking for help in implementing the new parole revocation process on July 1, 2013 need to refer to this website.
  • Standards and Training for Corrections (STC) Forms and Publications

    Copies of training manuals for courses provided by the California Board of State and Community Standards can be found at this website.
  • Jail Population Management Strategies in a Post-Realignment Era

    “In 2011, California adopted AB 109 Public Safety Realignment requiring counties to assume responsibility for low-level offenders.
  • 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.
  • Fewer Prisoners, Less Crime: A Tale of Three States

    "Although the pace of criminal justice reform has accelerated at both the federal and state levels in the past decade, current initiatives have had
  • Condom Distribution in Jail to Prevent HIV Infection

    "To determine if a structural intervention of providing one condom a week to inmates in the Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail MSM [men who sex
  • 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 inca