San Diego County unveils plan to house, monitor 4,000 more criminals

The San Diego Union-Tribune – SAN DIEGO — County officials have been working for months to figure out how to deal with a state mandate that would send thousands of low-level criminals to jails rather than prison and require some parolees to be supervised locally. It was a difficult balancing act, the officials said, between working within the constraints of an unprecedented move to cut costs and reduce the prison population — which the governor has called a “realignment” — and ensuring public safety. On Tuesday, they’ll unveil their plan to the county Board of Supervisors. If approved, it’s expected…[For full story: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/sep/24/county-unveils-plan-to-house-monitor-4000-more/ ]

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San Diego County unveils plan to house, monitor 4,000 more criminals

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