Jul 16, 2012

"San Francisco Ahead of Curve on Realignment"

"About 350 more people are in San Francisco Jail because of realignment, California's shifting of state prisoners to county supervision. But unlike in some places, there's no fevered talk of building more jails, outsourcing inmates or releasing them early.

"In fact, San Francisco wants a few more inmates.

"Under realignment, lower-level state prisoners are released to the supervision of county probation officers rather than state parole agents. San Francisco wants its jails to take custody of these inmates two months before their discharge date."

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