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Overcrowding

Prison bars, generic, crime

KCBS In Depth: Bay Area Jails & Prisons

Outgoing San Francisco County Sheriff Mike Hennessey looks back at a 32-year career, his accomplishments and the state’s prison realignment program.

01/08/2012

California Corrections Officials Say Realignment Is Going Smoothly

State corrections officials say that after one month realignment has been going smoothly, but there is still a lot more work to be done.

11/01/2011

Report: High-Risk California Prison Parolees Left Unsupervised

California improperly paroled more than 450 dangerous criminals without supervision last year as part of a program designed to reduce prison crowding and cost, according to a new report.

KPIX 5–05/25/2011

Brown Signs Bill To Hand Over Inmates To Local Governments

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will shift responsibility for thousands of criminals to local governments.

CBS San Francisco–04/05/2011

(AP)

San Mateo Closer To Building New Jail

Plans to build a badly needed new jail in San Mateo County inched forward with the selection of a proposed new location in Redwood City’s industrial neighborhood.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/02/2010

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