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Association of Deputy District Attorneys Applauds D.A.’s Who Stood Up For Victims Of Crime

Association of Deputy District Attorneys  Applauds D.A.’s Who Stood Up For Victims Of Crime

Los Angeles, May 14, 2021 – The Association of Deputy District Attorneys (ADDA) applauds the 41 elected District Attorneys who stood up for the rule of law and victims of crime in requesting the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to repeal the “emergency” regulations designed to give 76,000 inmates, including violent and repeat felons, early releases from prison. The […]

A Private Prison Is Expected To Lose Its Federal Contract. No One Can Find Where Its Nearly 800 Inmates Can Go

A Private Prison Is Expected To Lose Its Federal Contract. No One Can Find Where Its Nearly 800 Inmates Can Go

KAYLEE GREENLEE Reporter A private prison is struggling to find facilities to take in nearly 800 inmates before its contract with the federal government expires in three months, Cleveland.com reported. CoreCivic operates the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center in Youngstown, Ohio, through a contract with the U.S. Marshals Service that expired Sunday, Cleveland.com reported. The company received […]

Sheriff’s office releases 76 inmates due to coronavirus outbreak

Sheriff’s office releases 76 inmates due to coronavirus outbreak

In order to limit the spread of a COVID19 outbreak in the Ventura County jail system, Sheriff Bill Ayub is ordering the release of 76 low-level offenders who have less than 60 days remaining on their sentences. A recent outbreak in the jails has resulted in 45 inmates and three staff members testing positive for […]

Delaware Farm Planted in Opportunity Zone Gives Former Inmates a Second Chance

Delaware Farm Planted in Opportunity Zone Gives Former Inmates a Second Chance

BY EMEL AKAN WILMINGTON, Del.—KaLief Ringgold, 34, was released from prison on March 26 after spending years behind bars on drug dealing charges. He stepped out into a world that, for many former inmates, can be overwhelming as they struggle to find work. Amid the pandemic and economic recession, Ringgold landed a job on a smart farm called Second […]

The Oddly Tragic Position of Wishing We Had Been Wrong…

The Oddly Tragic Position of Wishing We Had Been Wrong…

. . .. By Michele Hanisee . We have repeatedly documented how ex-Governor Jerry Brown, falsely promised that violent felons would not be freed early from prison under Prop 57. Brown knew if he admitted the truth voters would reject his pet initiative. Reality has struck again.  An appellate court just ruled that Gregory Gadlin, a convicted […]

New Jail Dogs Placed for Training

New Jail Dogs Placed for Training

The FAB 4! These four shelter dogs have been placed in the R.U.F.F. Road (Rehabilitation Utilizing Furry Friends) Therapy dog training program at the Todd Road Jail. They will be training with their new inmate handlers for the next 4 months; then they will be ready for adoption to the public for those interested in […]

R.U.F.F. Road Program Graduation and Adoption of the Dogs at Todd Road Jail

R.U.F.F. Road Program Graduation and Adoption of the Dogs at Todd Road Jail

Inmates with the R.U.F.F. Road (Rehabilitation Utilizing Furry Friends) dog program at the Todd Road Jail Facility celebrated their completion of a 22-week program of Goal Oriented Therapy (GOT) dog training. This training was joined by VIP Dog Teams, a non-profit organization whose primary goal is to provide dog-assisted therapy to facilities and individuals in […]

Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Dogs For Their R.U.F.F. Road Training Program

Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Dogs For Their R.U.F.F. Road Training Program

Inmates at the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Detention Services Division Todd Road Jail Facility began the second dog-training program on August 23, 2017. For this round of training, VIP Dog Teams joined the program. VIP Dog Teams is a non-profit organization whose primary goal is to provide dog-assisted therapy to facilities and individuals in our […]

Thousands of California inmates could go free

Thousands of California inmates could go free

By James Poulos Nearly 10,000 inmates could leave California prisons within four years, another consequence of the state’s long struggle with the judicial system over the way it incarcerates convicts.  “As the state prison population comes close to exceeding a court-mandated limit, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is pursuing new regulations that aim to […]

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