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Despite crime rate, Santa Cruz County sends few to prison

Despite crime rate, Santa Cruz County sends few to prison - Contra Costa Times

Santa Cruz, CA

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"We have had an easier time in the implementation of realignment because ... we're not trying to unravel a culture of overusing the prison system," MacDonald said.

Keywords: AB 109, crime trends, Santa Cruz County

Posted in Newsroom, Model Local Practices, Sentencing

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