San Francisco’s criminal justice community wants to lead the way in changing how California sentences criminals and how they are monitored when they are released from prisons. Read More
San Mateo — Nearly half of inmates released from jail in San Mateo County — 42 percent — were rebooked within one year of their release, according to county statistics.
County officials say they are aiming to dramatically drop that number through the creation of a $3 million program that will provide inmates with housing, food, jobs and treatment — after they are released from jail. Read More