San Bernardino County: Officials preview realignment plan

BY IMRAN GHORI, STAFF WRITER, The Press-Enterprise San Bernardino County public safety officials admitted to being a “little nervous” as they prepare to take over supervision of some low-risk offenders from the state prison system but said Tuesday they also see it as an opportunity to reduce recidivism. Starting Oct. 1, counties will take over the supervision and custody of some convicts under a state law signed in . Low-risk offenders — whose crimes are classified as nonviolent, non-serious and non-high-risk sex offenders — being released from prison normally overseen by state parole agents will now be supervised by…[For full story: http://www.pe.com/localnews/sbcounty/stories/PE_News_Local_D_nrealign21.3f23252.html ]

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San Bernardino County: Officials preview realignment plan