Some Blame Old Criminal Justice Reforms For Rising Crime Rates In SacramentoThere has been fingerpointing and fallout from our state's rising crime crisis, but are lax laws to blame? Many people say yes.
California Senate Approves Taking Badges From Bad Officers, 2 Other Criminal justice Reform BillsThe California State Senate on Wednesday advanced three criminal justice reform bills, including one that could end the careers of bad apple police officers, an idea that failed last year despite broad public outrage over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Proposition 20 Fails, Preserving Criminal Justice ChangesCalifornia has upheld several criminal justice changes, endorsing recent efforts to ease mass incarceration by reducing penalties and allowing for earlier releases.
Proposition 20: Restricts Parole For Certain Offenses Currently Considered Non-Violent; Treats Some Misdemeanors As FeloniesProposition 20 limits access to the parole program established for non-violent offenders who have completed the full term of their primary offense by eliminating eligibility for certain offenses.