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CA prisoner population down, guard pay up

CA prisoner population down, guard pay up

by John Seiler   Federal court orders forced California to cut its number of prisoners. That resulted in Gov. Jerry Brown’s 2011 “realignment” program, drugs which mainly shifted prisoners to local jails. Yet overall state prison-guard compensation is up sharply. Reported the San Diego U-T: Overtime hit a six-year high last year, allowing hundreds of prison […]