Los Angeles County District Attorney Cooley predicts dramatic crime spike under state plan

Southern California Public Radio – KPCC 89.3 FM Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley said California’s plan to shift supervision of thousands of former state prison inmates to counties will be a “disaster” for L.A. He made the comment as the Board of Supervisors prepared to vote Tuesday on a plan to manage the felons. Under the state’s plan, L.A. County assumes supervision of nearly 10,000 non-serious, non-violent, non-sex offender felons coming out of state prison over the next four years. State parole agents used to supervise these felons. In addition, thousands of people who commit new non-serious, non-violent, non sex-offender crimes will be sentenced to…[For full story: http://www.scpr.org/news/2011/08/30/28553/cooley-predicts-dramatically-spiking-crime-rates-u/  ]

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Los Angeles County District Attorney Cooley predicts dramatic crime spike under state plan

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