California realignment

November 21, 2013

Merced County Probation recognizes graduates of intensive supervision program

Merced, Calif.— Nov. 20, 2013—The Merced County Probation Department and BI Incorporated, operator of a day reporting program for probationers in Merced, will  recognize probationers who have completed the program at a Transition Celebration Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Branding Iron, 640 W. 16th St. The celebration […]
May 23, 2013

AB109 spurs smart justice in California

Assembly Bill 109 caused a significant stir in California. Counties in CA faced a slew of new responsibilities, including managing a population of offenders they had never seen before. Since the change caused by AB109 in 2011, counties have used a variety of methods for dealing with these changes, with […]
January 10, 2013

Stanford to research effects of California’s Prison Realignment (AB 109)

The Stanford Criminal Justice Center was awarded $650,000 to research the implementation and impact of California’s Public Safety Realignment legislation — which went into effect one year ago this month, and transfers authority for convicted felons from the state prison and parole system to local counties. The U.S. Department of […]
October 23, 2012

GEO Reentry selected to build and operate day reporting center

Calaveras Enterprise Calaveras County selected GEO Reentry to implement and run its day reporting center and related programs. The day reporting center will be built to help manage offenders coming through the county system due to California public safety realignment, a statewide initiative to transfer responsibility of a certain class […]