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The BSCC: A continued promise of oversight
The tapestry of California's criminal justice system is populated with state agencies, each working to improve corrections and rehabilitation.  While frequently unrecognized by an understandably busy public, these agencies nevertheless serve a necessary function.  One such body is California's Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) , which grew out of the abolished Board of Corrections and subsequent Corrections Standards Authority.  The stated purpose of the board includes: …
Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting Nov. 2012

Unofficial notes from the Nov. 8, 2012 meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Heller de Leon.

Board of State and Community Corrections Meeting Sept. 2012

Unofficial notes from the Nov. 8, 2012 meeting, taken by CJCJ's Brian Heller de Leon.

The new BSCC: Real opportunity for reform?
In this era of Realignment, California has an opportunity to redefine the state's role in community corrections by highlighting the need for oversight and accountability.  Last week, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) released a list of recommendations from the Executive Steering Committee for the new Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC).  The Implementation Recommendations document outlines five goals that the BSCC should prioritize immediate when…

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