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The California Board of State and Community Corrections provides services to the county adult and juvenile systems through inspections of county jails and juvenile detention facilities, technical assistance on local issues, promulgation of regulations, training standards for local correctional staff, and the administration of a wide range of public safety, re-entry, violence reduction, and rehabilitative grants to state and local governments and community-based organizations.


The appointed Board holds regular public meetings to make policy decisions and, through executive steering committees, involves a diverse cross-section of Californians in its decision-making process.

Notice of Proposed Action – Title 24, Part 1 and 2, Minimum Standards for Local Detention Facilities

March 9, 2023
SACRAMENTO (March 9, 2023) – The Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) hereby gives notice of the proposed regulatory action(s) described in this public notice.  It is the intent of the BSCC to amend regulations contained in Title 24, Part 1 and 2, California Code of Regulations, which is commonly known as the Minimum Read More »

BSCC Gets New Members

February 10, 2023
SACRAMENTO (Feb. 10, 2023) -- Board Chair Linda Penner announced at the February meeting the appointments of two new members to the BSCC’s 13-member body: Secretary Jeffrey Macomber of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and Angeles D. Zaragoza, an attorney with the Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender’s Office. Secretary Macomber’s appointment is Read More »

Funding Available For Anti-Violence Practitioners

November 17, 2022
SACRAMENTO (Nov. 17, 2022) – The Board of State and Community Corrections today approved the doubling of the amount of contract funding earmarked to hire skilled practitioners that can help community-based organizations implement anti-violence programs. The Administration has made a record $200 million available in California Violence Intervention and Prevention grant money to cities impacted Read More »

BSCC Awards $171m in Statewide Grants

September 8, 2022
SACRAMENTO (Sept. 8, 2022) -- The BSCC today awarded more than $171 million in two grants: one to help people being released from prison succeed by gaining housing and other support, and the other to make California safer by reducing violence. The money comes from the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant and the Adult Read More »

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