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Calif. counties seek to reduce re-offense rate

CJCJ’s Selena Teji, Communications and Policy Analyst, discusses the population impacted by Realignment, particularly substance abusers.

They don’t know how to function, so how do you teach them to play well with others and function in society? It’s about teaching them the rules in life,” she said. The state was explicit in saying that realignment was because incarceration didn’t work.”