Cal Matters: Any Spike in Repeat Crimes after California Sped Prisoner Release? New Research Says No

“A new analysis from the Public Policy Institute of California found that between 2011 and 2015, the felony re-conviction rate across 12 counties that represent nearly two-thirds of the state population fell by 27%.”

“The fact that re-offense rates have not increased [since California implemented reforms] suggests that the nightmare scenario envisioned by some has not come to pass.”

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