Napa County officials prepare for correctional system influx

August 13, 2011 – Napa Valley Register Napa County officials are preparing for more jail inmates and parolees coming into the local system soon through a law to reduce the state prison population. Under Gov. Jerry Brown’s realignment, a law prompted by a federal court order to reduce overcrowding at state prisons, thousands of felons convicted of lesser crimes will serve their sentences in county jails instead of state prisons beginning Oct. 1. In addition, felons convicted of non-violent, non-serious, non-sex crimes report to county probation offices instead of state parole after leaving state prison. [Full story at: http://defender411.us/riDroC ]

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Napa County officials prepare for correctional system influx

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