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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 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 »

Board Awards Millions in Grants; Releases 3 RFPs

April 13, 2023
SACRAMENTO – (April 13, 2023) The Board of State and Community Corrections awarded millions of dollars in grants today for programs designed to help local governments mitigate the impacts of legal marijuana use and to support law enforcement programs designed to reduce recidivism and support reentry. The Board also approved the release of Requests for Read More »

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 »

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