The next meeting of the Board of State and Community Corrections will be March 13, 2014 in Sacramento. Location State Resources Building Auditorium 1416 Ninth Street, First Floor Sacramento, CA 95814
The Jail Program Survey Project (below) is an interactive tool that allows the user to see where counties have focused their efforts to help offenders succeed upon release...
As women in blue scrubs gather around tables in the Los Angeles County Twin Towers Jail, 45-year-old Anna Maria Gonzalez cracks open a workbook and begins to write...
The Journal of Juvenile Justice is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).
Use the link below to access the interactive dashboard of jail population trends that was developed for the October 2013 Association of Criminal Justice (CA) Conference. The dashboard provides jail population trends at the state level and individual jurisdictions.
The Board of State and Community Corrections has approved awards totaling $500 million to 15 counties for upgrading local jails to include rehabilitative program space that meets Gov. Jerry Brown’s prison and public safety realignment goals...
On Jan. 16 the BSCC approved the $500 million in funding for SB 1022 (the Adult Local Criminal Justice Facilities Construction Program) for construction and improvement of local jails, including space to provide programs to end the cycle of recidivism. Unsuccessful counties have 30 days to appeal the decision.
The success of Public Safety Realignment will be difficult to measure until many key terms have agreed upon definitions.
AB109: Shifting criminal justice responsibilities from the state to local government.
Public safety through cost-effective, promising and evidence-based strategies.
Explore grant funding, construction awards and training allocations via the BSCC Programs & Services Dashboard.
Learn more about the BSCC Divisions and Standing Committees.