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California’s Urban Crime Increase in 2012: Is “Realignment” to Blame?

"This publication analyzes whether Realignment — in this case, the 46,000 offenders diverted to local management — contributed to the increase in urban offenses in the first half of 2012. The data analyzed did not demonstrate any relationship between the implementation of Realignment and increases in violent or property crime."

California’s Urban Crime Increase in 2012: Is “Realignment” to Blame? 

Keywords: AB 109, California, crime trends, Lizzie Buchen, media, Mike Males, research brief

Posted in Publications, Realignment, Justice by Geography

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