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Ventura County Gears Up To Take Over Management Of Convicts Being Diverted From State Prisons, To The County

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 9:04am


Starting this week, people convicted of many non-violent, non-sexual crimes in California which would have once landed them in state prison will instead be headed to county jails.¬† It’s part of the state’s realignment efforts to deal with jail overcrowding.¬† KCLU’s Lance Orozco reports Ventura County Supervisors¬† adopted a plan to handle the influx of inmates, and parolees it will now have to deal with as a result of changes in state law.

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