Governor Jerry Brown plans initiative to guarantee law enforcement funds

The Sacramento Bee – September 21, 2011 Gov. Jerry Brown said this morning he will put on the November 2012 ballot a constitutional guarantee of funding for law enforcement realignment, the shift of certain offenders from state prisons to local control. “I’m not leaving Sacramento until we get a constitutional guarantee,” Brown told hundreds of law enforcement and local government officials at Sacramento Convention Center. Brown’s speech came less than two weeks before the state’s shift of some low-level offenders from state prisons to local control. Though the Democratic governor said he will veto any…[For full story: http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2011/09/jerry-brown-plans-initiative-t.html ]

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Governor Jerry Brown plans initiative to guarantee law enforcement funds