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Officials find no easy conclusions in prison realignment review

Officials find no easy conclusions in prison realignment review - Merced Sun-Star

"Scott Ball, Merced County's chief probation officer, said the law's funding formula shortchanges Merced County by allocating money based on census data and inmate population.

Ball has joined the county's chief executive officer, Jim Brown, to advocate for a fair funding formula as part of a realignment data committee."

Keywords: AB 109, crime trends, Merced County

Posted in Model Local Practices, Realignment

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