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Realignment: Promising Programs in Practice

RSAT Request for Proposal Notice of Funds Availability for RSAT Program

The BSCC's Prop 47 Responsibilities are Unfolding

Annual Reports to the Legislature

Community Corrections Survey Report Second Annual Report on the Implementation of 

Community Corrections Partnership Plans, July 2014 California Gang Reduction, Intervention, and Prevention Program (CALGRIP) April 2014 The Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA), March 2014 The Youthful Offender Block Grant (YOBG), March 2014

California Public Safety Realignment

Evidence-Based Practices (EBP). Public safety through cost-effective, promising and evidence-based strategies.

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.

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