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Gang Member Released by Jerry Brown Charged with Attempted Murder of Cop

A pair of gang members — one of whom was out on the streets because of Jerry Brown’s sentencing reform to allow “non-violent” offenders to be released early from state prison to county supervision — were arrested in the early morning hours last Friday.

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Fallen Officer Honored After Early Release Gang Shooting

A prisoner paroled early due to California’s new early release law allegedly killed his cousin, stole a car on Sunday and Monday, and later opened fire on three police officers, wounding one and killing another.

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Proposition 57: Jerry Brown’s Early Release For Violent Criminals

Governor Jerry Brown has placed before voters this November a ballot measure deceptively titled the “Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016” – when it might be more accurately dubbed the “Let Violent Criminals Out Of Prison Early Act of 2016.”

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Jerry Brown Wants to Release More Inmates Early

On Wednesday, California Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a ballot initiative for November that would allow prison inmates convicted of nonviolent offenses to accumulate credits that would enable them to be eligible for early release.

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President Obama Moves to Ban Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Fed Prisons

Writing in the Washington Post, President Obama promises to ban the use of solitary confinement for juvenile and low-level offenders in federal prisons and urges Americans to reconsider the method that “triggers depression” among inmates. “It has been linked to depression, alienation,

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Obama Admin. Approves Plan to Make Prison Phone Calls More Affordable

In a controversial vote Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission approved a plan to “Ensuring Just, Reasonable, & Fair Rates for Inmate Calling” and would place a cap on the amount of money that communications companies charge convicts to make phone calls in jails and prisons across the country.

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Border State Sheriffs React to DOJ Plan to Release up to 2,000 Criminal Illegal Aliens

Border State Sheriffs are responding to a report that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is set to engage in the largest one-time release of federal prisoners. 6,000 inmates will receive early release, 2,000 of which are “foreign citizens” who officials claim “will be quickly deported.” The release is set to occur between October 30th and November 2nd.

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Prop. 47 Blamed for Sudden Rise in Crime Over 2014

A controversial referendum that reduced prison sentences for several categories of minor criminal offense is being blamed for a sharp rise in crime in parts of California, according to Seattle-based Fox News correspondent Dan Springer.