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Save the San Francisco Public Defender's Office
Few events better reflect the priorities of elected officials more vividly than a budget crisis.  It is during a budget crisis that policy-makers are forced to choose between the interests of powerful or popular constituencies and the needs of the less powerful and most vulnerable citizens.  Presently, this drama is being played out in San Francisco where social and legal services to the poor are being slashed while Police and Fire Department budgets are being protected.  This Faustian bargain…
Just released! Closing California's Division of Juvenile Facilities: An Analysis of County Institutional Capacity
Just released! Closing California's Division of Juvenile Facilities: An Analysis of County Institutional Capacity by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice's Daniel Macallair, MPA, Executive Director Mike Males, PhD, Senior Research Fellow and Catherine McCracken, M.S., Program Director Read the full report at Also check out "More calls for California to shut down its youth prison system " by Karen de Sá of the Mercury News.
San Francisco perpetuates "dark ages" crime prejudices
Two statements-and some huge omissions-sum up the obsolete thinking that plagues development of a 21st century crime policy for San Francisco, an issue receiving more attention after new police reports show homicides have increased. "Nothing that I have tried to resolve has been more frustrating and vexing than solving the issue of why a 14-year-old would take the life of a 15-year-old with a weapon of war," Mayor Gavin Newsom told the Chronicle on January 1. And unnamed community…
Justice Policy Journal - Volume 5, Number 1 - Spring 2008
(ISSN 1530-3012) From the editor The impact of Australia's 1996 firearms legislation: a research review with emphasis on data selection, methodological issues, and statistical outcomes Special Topic: Prison Stories Rehabilitating and Reintegrating Youth Offenders: Are Residential and Community Aftercare Colliding Worlds and What Can Be Done About It? Police-Probation Partnerships: Managing the Risks and Maximizing Benefits Intra-Ethnic Variation in Sentencing for Hispanic Drug…
San Francisco's Proposed Gang Injunction: What will it mean, what are the problems, and how will it work?
San Francisco's Proposed Gang Injunction: What will it mean, what are the problems, and how will it work?
The Unmaking of a Justice System
The Unmaking of a Justice System East Bay Express, October 4, 2006
San Francisco Seeks Reentry for Returning California Prisoners
San Francisco Seeks Reentry for Returning California Prisoners BeyondChron.org, September 27, 2006
San Francisco Curfew and Violent Crime
San Francisco Curfew and Violent Crime KQED Radio, September 14, 2006
San Francisco Curfew and Violent Crime
San Francisco Curfew and Violent Crime KQED Forum, September 14, 2006
Questions Surround SF Midnight Curfew
Questions Surround SF Midnight Curfew ABC7 Evening News, September 13, 2006
City Juvenile Justice Policy: Has the Mayor's Office on Criminal Justice seen it?
City Juvenile Justice Policy: Has the Mayor's Office on Criminal Justice seen it? BeyondChron.org, September 5, 2006
A Model Design for the Implementation of SACPA: Making Prop. 36 Work in Your County

A guide to assist county stakeholders in assessing and improving local SACPA implementation and evaluation.

Alameda County At The Crossroads Of Juvenile Justice Reform: A National Disgrace -- Or A National Model?
Alameda County At The Crossroads Of Juvenile Justice Reform: A National Disgrace -- Or A National Model?
An Analysis Of San Francisco Juvenile Justice Reforms During The Brown Administration
An Analysis Of San Francisco Juvenile Justice Reforms During The Brown Administration
Is San Francisco Soft on Juvenile Crime? Reality vs. Myth

This study examines the realities and myths of San Francisco juvenile crime control policies in 1996.  

Emerging from Darkness: Reinventing San Francisco's Juvenile Justice System

The juvenile justice system should be viewed as one element along a continuum of social institutions designed to foster social development. 

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: The story of jail funding in San Francisco

San Francisco's fiscal decisions in the 1990's made trade offs between needed social services and jail construction.

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