FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Autonomous Robots Prevent Crime

Ask The Expert

Stacy Dean Stephens

VP Marketing & Sales

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

More Than 1,500 Inmates Released from California Jails

February 11, 2010  | 

More than 1,500 inmates have been released from county jails around California in response to legislation designed to cut the state prison population, prompting an outcry from some law enforcement officials.

More than 300 inmates have been released in Orange County in the last few weeks and about 200 in Sacramento County, including a man who allegedly assaulted a woman hours after getting early release from jail.

A Sacramento County judge Wednesday ordered a temporary halt in that county's early releases, saying the legislation applies only to state prisons and not to county jails. The judge sided with the deputy sheriff's union, which filed suit against the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department to block the releases.

Read Full Story at LATimes.com


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Traka to Demo On Call Solutions at Emergency Services Show
At the show, Traka will be demonstrating how its innovative Modular Locker system has...
New York Officer Dies of 9/11-Related Cancer
Police Officer Kathleen O'Connor-Funigiello died on August 16 as the result of cancer that...

Police Magazine