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This fact sheet lists four available deliberate interventions that counties can employ to alleviate jail bed space and improve public safety outcomes.

Jail Population Management Strategies in a Post-Realignment Era

Excerpt from a blog by CJCJ’s Director of Policy and Development, Kate McCracken: 

The few strategies highlighted in this fact sheet demonstrate that the collaboration of justice administrators such as the Sheriff, District Attorney, and Probation Chief can and does result in safe and efficient use of jails, often eliminating overcrowding and negating expensive jail construction.

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