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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.

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 »

BSCC Seeks Volunteers to Inform Grant Requirements

July 25, 2022
SACRAMENTO (July 25, 2022) – The Board of State and Community Corrections is launching work on a variety of grants designed to ease some of the state’s most vexing problems: getting guns off the streets, thwarting retail theft, investigating and solving cases of missing indigenous people, and delivering effective mobile probation services to people without Read More »

BSCC Awards $125m in Prop 47 Grants

July 25, 2022
SACRAMENTO (July 25, 2022) – The Board of State and Community Corrections today awarded $125 million to 24 government and community-based organizations to fund a variety of recidivism-reduction programs. The funding comes from Proposition 47, a 2014 voter-approved initiative that reduced the penalties for some nonviolent crimes from felonies to misdemeanors and directed the state Read More »

Notice of Modifications to Text of Proposed Regulations

June 29, 2022
BOARD OF STATE AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR LOCAL DETENTION FACILITIES TITLE 15, DIVISION 1, CHAPTER 1, SUBCHAPTER 4 NOTICE OF MODIFICATIONS TO TEXT OF PROPOSED REGULATIONS Pursuant to the requirements of Government Code section 11346.8(c) and section 44 of Title 1 of the California Code of Regulations, the Board of State and Community Read More »

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