State Auditor praises BSCC work on Realignment
The California State Auditor says that the Board of State and Community Corrections’ work on Realignment means the public safety overhaul no longer is a “high-risk issue.”
Board Approves Awards for Juvenile Facility Improvements
SACRAMENTO (April 9, 2015) -- The Board of State and Community Corrections voted today to award nearly $80 million to eight California counties seeking to improve housing and create program space for youthful offenders.
BSCC to Lead Statewide Meetings on Prop 47 Implementation
SACRAMENTO (April 9, 2015) -- To help fulfill its voter-mandated responsibilities under Prop 47, officials from the Board of State and Community Corrections will hold a series of public meetings across California, beginning late this year.
BSCC Approves Federal JAG Awards
VENTURA (Feb. 12, 2015) -- The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved the awarding of $16.6 million in federal grant funds for a range of public safety projects over the next year, including those designed to reduce school violence, reduce gang involvement, provide detention alternatives to low-risk juveniles and increase graduation rates. View full text here.
Grants Available to Help Mentally Ill Offenders
VENTURA (Feb. 12, 2015) – The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved the issuance of a Request for Proposals for the Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant program.View full text here.
BSCC Approves Recidivism Definition
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 13, 2014 – The Board of State and Community Corrections has made final its definition of "recidivism," a first step toward promoting consistency statewide in local data collection. The approval comes after 11 months of work by a committee of public safety officials and subject-matter experts to craft the definition mandated by AB 1050. The statute calls for the definition to be used to help counties evaluate and implement evidence-based practices and programs in local corrections systems. The definition, approved by an 8-2 vote, can be read here.
NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACTION – AMENDMENT, ADOPTION, AND REPEAL OF TITLE 15 REGULATIONS - 10-31-14
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