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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 Issues Grants to Combat Organized Retail Theft

September 14, 2023
PALM SPRINGS (Sept. 14, 2023) – The Board of State and Community Corrections unanimously approved nearly $270 million in grants to 38 law enforcement agencies and 13 district attorney offices to help fight organized retail theft. The Organized Retail Theft Grants are a focus of the Governor and part of the state’s effort to protect Read More »

BSCC Awards Missing and Murdered Indigenous People Grant

September 14, 2023
PALM SPRINGS (Sept. 14, 2023) – The Board of State and Community Corrections awarded $2.4 million in Missing and Murdered Indigenous People grants to three federally recognized tribal nations to help address safety issues plaguing some members, especially women. The MMIP grant recognizes the urgent need to address the alarming rates of missing and murdered Read More »

Notice of Facility Unsuitability

June 26, 2023
Los Angeles County Probation - Barry J. Nidorf and Central Juvenile Halls

BSCC Finds LA Juvenile Halls Unsuitable

May 23, 2023
SACRAMENTO (May 23, 2023) -- The Board of State and Community Corrections today found two Los Angeles County juvenile halls unsuitable for housing youth, an unprecedented vote that comes after years of BSCC staff inspections identifying items of noncompliance. The vote means that the Board has determined both Central Juvenile Hall and Barry J. Nidorf are unsuitable for the confinement of youth within Read More »

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