Illicit Drug Use Up In California Prisons Despite Multi-Million Dollar ProgramDrug use appears to have increased since California began a multi-million dollar program to keep illicit drugs from reaching state prisons.
California GOP Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Counteract Prison RealignmentRepublican lawmakers have proposed more than a dozen bills to counter Governor Brown's prison plan, calling it a threat to public safety.
San Mateo County Sheriff Critical Of Supreme Court Ruling On Prison OvercrowdingThe Supreme Court on Monday narrowly endorsed reducing California’s cramped prison population by more than 30,000 inmates to fix sometimes deadly problems in medical care, ruling that federal judges retain enormous power to oversee troubled state prisons.
Gov. Brown's Plan To Transfer State Prisoners Under AttackSan Mateo County already houses more than 1,000 inmates in facilities meant for just 834. Under the governor's plan, the county could be forced to house 40% more by year's end, something Munks described as a potential crisis.
State Prisons Scrap Labor Day Visits