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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. Pretrial services offer a common sense solution to this unnecessary incarceration. 

Positive Efforts Toward Decreasing California's Pretrial Population

Unsentenced individuals comprise over 60% of California's statewide jail population. Therefore, decreasing the number of people detained pretrial can alleviate unnecessary use of jail beds and improve overall public safety outcomes.

San Francisco’s Sheriff implements Obamacare

Sheriff Mirkarimi discusses his plans to implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in San Francisco.

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