10 Arrested In Contra Costa County Parole Violation Sweep

More than 50 law enforcement officers arrested 10 people during an early-morning sweep Thursday of suspects wanted for violating their parole or probation, according to the Contra Costa County Probation Department.


San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

California GOP Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Counteract Prison Realignment

Republican lawmakers have proposed more than a dozen bills to counter Governor Brown’s prison plan, calling it a threat to public safety.


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KCBS Cover Story: California Prison Officials Work On Rehabilitating Inmates

State prison officials continue to search for ways to help parolees adjust to life after spending time behind bars.


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San Francisco Police Conduct Citywide Sweep, Arrest 68

San Francisco police arrested 68 people on Wednesday in a citywide sweep targeting people on parole or probation who had outstanding warrants.



More California Parolees Freed From Supervision

The state is banking on local officials to deal with keeping parolees in line.


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72 Arrested In San Francisco Warrant Sting

The operation netted 17 parolees, 50 people wanted on felony charges or warrants and five wanted on misdemeanor charges and warrants, according to police.



San Francisco Fears State Is Underfunding Prisoner Transfer

A state prison overcrowding fix that places post-sentenced prisoners into local hands has San Francisco officials fearing they’ll get hundreds of troubled parolees, and not enough money to supervise them.


Ankle Bracelet. (CBS)

Changes Coming To How California Tracks Sex Offenders

The California Department of Corrections is changing the way they monitor sex offenders who are wearing ankle bracelets.


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 | CBS San Francisco–05/25/2011

CA to Notify Public if Sex Offenders Flee

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) _ Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is ordering corrections officials to alert the public when a sex offender parolee slips away from supervision.