California – Public Safety Realignment – Tehama County leaders develop prisoner influx plan

By TANG LOR -DN Staff Writer – Redbluff/Tehama County Daily News Updated: 08/20/2011 07:39:43 AM PDT How will Tehama County deal with the influx of prisoners that will now fall under the responsibility of local authorities? Law enforcement, county officials and representatives from the legal system met Thursday during the first meeting of the Community Corrections Partnership to develop a plan. The goal of the partnership is to come up with a plan on how the county will implement the public safety realignment bill, AB 109. The new state law will go into effect Oct. 1, bringing hundreds of state prisoners back to county jails. Also, offenders who are now just going through the court process would be prevented from being sent to state prison and would have to serve their sentences in county jail. [Full story at: http://www.redbluffdailynews.com/ci_18723514 ]

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