This document from the San Quentin Prison Law Office reviews the new CDCR rules for deciding who is a gang member or associate, and whether or not those prisoners are placed in a Security Housing Unit (SHU). It also describes the Step Down Program (SDP) for gang prisoners and if prisoners in the SDP can earn Sentence-Reducing Conduct Credits.
Security Threat Group (GANG): Validation, Placement and Debriefing (2014)
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