BSCC Sends Notice of Unsuitability to LA County

October 4, 2021
On October 1, 2021, following the action taken by the Board at its September 16, 2021, the BSCC formally notified the County of Los Angeles that its juvenile halls are unsuitable for the confinement of minors.  This notification triggers a 60-day period in which the county must bring its facilities into compliance with the BSCC’s Read More »

BSCC Seeks Help With Fees Survey

September 21, 2021
SACRAMENTO (Sept. 21, 2021) -- The Board of State and Community Corrections is asking for help in obtaining wide-ranging responses to a survey about the costs and fees charged to minors and their families related to confinement in halls, camps and ranches. The survey comes in response to a request from state Senator Maria Elena Read More »

BSCC Finds LA Juvenile Halls Unsuitable for Confinement of Minors

September 16, 2021
SACRAMENTO (Sept. 16, 2021) – The Board of State and Community Corrections found both Los Angeles County juvenile halls, Barry J. Nidorf and Central Juvenile Hall, unsuitable for the confinement of youth, a vote that requires the county to either remediate violations of the Board’s regulations or, after receiving a 60-day notice, remove the young Read More »

BSCC Seeks Prop 47 ESC Members

September 16, 2021
SACRAMENTO (September 16, 2021) – The Board of State and Community Corrections is seeking volunteers to serve on a committee that will oversee grant development for the third round of Proposition 47 funding. The Board voted today to establish an Executive Steering Committee that will work with staff to draft requirements that grantees must meet Read More »

Help the BSCC Decide Federal JAG Spending Priorities – Second Request

August 24, 2021
Help the BSCC Decide Federal JAG Spending Priorities – Second Request SACRAMENTO – The deadline is nearing for stakeholders and other interested parties to help the BSCC update spending priorities for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant. Responses will be accepted through Friday, September 24, 2021. As California’s adult and juvenile public safety needs Read More »