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IG Review of the High Desert Prison Finds Racism

Dec 21, 2015 (San Diego) The High Desert Prison is located in Susanville California, in Placer County. It is part of the state prison system, and most importantly, it is located in an isolated rural community. 1,504 more words

California Set To Award $500 Million To Jails In 15 Counties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California is set to award $500 million on Thursday to 15 counties for jail projects that are designed to help rehabilitate prisoners, such as classrooms, visitation and recreation areas or mental health and medical facilities. 473 more words

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CALIFORNIA STATE BUDGET & LAW ENFORCEMENT [multi-billion dollar companies]

California Department of Corrections (CDC) campaigned heavily moving Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger to California State Governor.

   CDC protested against Gov. Schwarzenegger because he denied a per hour raise, and he released a great number on inmates that were sentenced to life terms of inprisonment –against CDC norm. 230 more words

Inmate from bloody 1971 'San Quentin 6' escape attempt killed in California prison riot

WATCH ABOVE: A member of the infamous ‘San Quentin Six’ has been killed in prison. Steve Large reports.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – An inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday. 514 more words

World

Ramblings: Stupid Criminals, part 1

By Hal Collier, LAPD Retired

We are happy that 35-year veteran Hal Collier is sharing his ‘stories behind the badge’ with us.

Just about everybody is aware that criminals are not the smartest individuals on the planet.  1,027 more words

Law Enforcement

Illicit Drugs 'Rampant' In California State Prisons

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) – California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it’s unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates. 844 more words

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Illicit Drugs 'Rampant' In California Prisons Despite Stepped-Up Searches

VACAVILLE (CBS/AP) — California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it’s unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates. 864 more words

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