Hundreds of State Prisoners Headed to Santa Barbara County Under Gov. Brown’s ‘Realignment’ – Public defender Raimundo Montes De Oca notes…

By Giana Magnoli, Noozhawk Staff Writer – NoozHawk.com Public safety leaders outlined for the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday a plan that details the implementation of Gov. Jerry Brown’s “realignment” of criminal justice services. The state will be releasing thousands of low-level felony prisoners as parolees and transferring thousands more to serve remaining sentences in county jails, which will have a huge impact on probation, law enforcement, the District Attorney’s Office, the public defender, the court system and related re-entry programs such as alcohol and drug treatment, public health and social workers. These people committed non-violent, non-serious felony crimes and are from Santa Barbara County, but the plan has them returning sooner…[For full story: http://www.noozhawk.com/article/092011_santa_barbara_county_public_safety_realignment/ ]

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Hundreds of State Prisoners Headed to Santa Barbara County Under Gov. Brown’s ‘Realignment’ – Public defender Raimundo Montes De Oca notes…

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