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Proposition 47: Estimating Local Savings and Jail Population Reductions, Summary
Proposition 47, the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act of 2014, could generate costs savings for three counties between $135 million and $236 million.
Reforming marijuana laws: Which approach best reduces the harms of criminalization?
A new CJCJ report shows marijuana decriminalization across all ages could result in more harm reduction than 21-and-older legalization.
Proposition 47: Estimating Local Savings and Jail Population Reductions
CJCJ estimates savings and jail population reductions in individual counties as a result of implementing Proposition 47.
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting July 10, 2014
Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
July Newsletter: Advancing Alternatives to Incarceration
In Fresno, a community-based approach to pretrial reform; Expert helps Cameo House strengthen its women-centered approach; A new approach for juvenile facilities in California.
Pretrial Services: An Effective Alternative to Monetary Bail
Most people in California's jails have not had their day in court — they are detained because they are simply too poor to post bail.
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting May 8, 2014
Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
Monterey County Juvenile Hall Needs Assessment: A Preliminary Analysis
The purpose of this preliminary analysis is to examine current crime, confinement, and population trends within a larger historical context to estimate the county’s future juvenile detention…
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting March 13, 2014
Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
Forgotten Voices: Oakland's youth call for no more violence
CURYJ, the Pacific Institute, and CJCJ partner to highlight the negative impact of policing on youth and alternative approaches that promote stronger, healthier, and safer communities.
Fresno County: Adult Arrests and Incarceration
This analysis utilizes official statewide data sources to examine Fresno County’s state and local incarceration trends in comparison to the statewide average.
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting January 16, 2014
Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
California's Urban Violent Crime Rate Falls in First Half of 2013
CJCJ released a fact sheet today using new FBI crime data for the first six months of 2013.
CJCJ Newsletter February 2014: Probation receives support for juvenile reforms
CJCJ's February Newsletter
California's 58 Crime Rates: Realignment and Crime in 2012
CJCJ's interactive map and a new report using 2012 data show 58 radically different Realignment experiences, with no statewide pattern emerging.
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting November 15, 2013
Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
Fouts Springs: A Model Approach to Serving High-Risk Youth
New study documents legacy of Fouts Springs Youth Facility, a regional facility operated by Solano County that served high-risk youth in lieu of the state youth correctional facilities.
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting September 25, 2013
Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting September 12, 2013
Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.
Are Immigration Detainer Practices Rational?
New study casts doubt on efficacy of immigration and public safety intersection.
Counties' continued disparities in Realignment implementation
Fact sheet on county-by-county implementation of AB 109 Realignment using data through June 30, 2013.
Post-Realignment prison admissions increase in 2013
Fact sheet analyzing new prison admissions by quarter shows admissions for property and drug crimes are on the rise in 2013.
Immigration Detainer Requests for Low Priority Marijuana Arrests
Fact Sheet on ICE hold requests for people with marijuana convictions in California, Oct. 2009 to Feb. 2013.
Jail Population Management Strategies in a Post-Realignment Era
This fact sheet lists four available deliberate interventions that counties can employ to alleviate jail bed space and improve public safety outcomes.
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting August 2013
Unofficial notes from the meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Goldstein.

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