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Video: Family Members of Slain CA Officers Oppose Prisoner Release Proposition

Family members of two law enforcement officers slain in recent weeks have come out against Proposition 57, accusing Gov. Jerry Brown of attempting to deceive voters about the measure that would enable some inmates to be paroled sooner.

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Family Members of Slain CA Officers Oppose Prisoner Release Proposition

Family members of two law enforcement officers slain in recent weeks have come out against Proposition 57, accusing Gov. Jerry Brown of attempting to deceive voters about the measure that would enable some inmates to be paroled sooner. More Here.

Releasing the Lions

How does President Obama show his respect for the risks you face while investigating and apprehending drug traffickers? He commutes the sentences of 46 drug traffickers.

Federal Correctional Officers' Union Renews Call for Sentencing Reform

AFGE's Council of Prison Locals, which represents over 33,000 correctional workers at federal prisons across the country, praised Obama's denouncement of mandatory minimum sentencing for non-violent drug offenders.

Calif. Given 2 Years to Cut Prison Population

A federal court gave California two more years Monday to reduce the population of its overcrowded prisons, yielding to pressure from state officials who said they could meet an impending deadline only by shipping thousands of inmates to other states.

Wishful Thinking

Common sense law enforcement. A 14-year old gets arrested and charged for streaking and faced with being expelled, prosecuted, and branded a sex offender he commits suicide.

State Prisoner Release Program Stresses LAPD Resources

Since state officials implemented the prison measures in late 2011, the LAPD has had between 160 to 170 officers assigned full time to units responsible for keeping tabs on thousands of felons who are living in Los Angeles.