Tag Archives: AB109

Recent urban crime increases are not linked to Realignment

This post is reprinted with the kind permission of the Center for Juvenile and Criminal Justice (http://cjcj.org/)   San Francisco, CA: Since California’s Public Safety Realignment (AB109) was implemented in October 2011, critics have charged that the policy, which keeps … Continue reading

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ALAMEDA COUNTY COALITION FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM 1720 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612 510- 893-2404 January 7, 2013   Board of Supervisors Alameda County County of Alameda Administration Building 1221 Oak Street, #536 Oakland, CA 94612 RE:  Coalition Recommendations Allocation for … Continue reading

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Update on Alameda County AB109 Implementation Plan and Budget Allocations

I wanted to take an opportunity as we proceed into the holiday season to provide some quick updates folks regarding criminal justice reform efforts in Alameda County, especially the county’s efforts at AB109 planning and implementation  Contributing to the ACCJR … Continue reading

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Guest Post by David Muhammad-Prison Realignment:Some Successes, Some Lost Opportunities,

One year into the sweeping criminal justice changes in California created by AB 109, known as Realignment, there are successes and failures, but more than anything else, there is significant unrealized potential. Despite media reports to the contrary, Realignment did … Continue reading

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Did Board of Supervisors Appoint LaDonna Harris as Permanent Chief Probation Officer?

I must admit I  am confused about whether  or not the Board of Supervisors has appointed LaDonna Harris as the permanent Chief Probation Officer for the County. According to a memorandum sent to Probation Department employees on Monday, November 26th … Continue reading

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Board of Supervisors Postpones Action on AB109 Allocations; Upcoming meetings

Coalition and Board Actions Last week the Board of Supervisors’ agenda contained items requesting Board action on the allocation of year two AB109 funds at its meeting on November 20, 2012. The Alameda County Coalition for Criminal Justice Reform met … Continue reading

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