What Is the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Hiding?

Michele Hanisee
President of the Association of Los Angeles Deputy District Attorneys

Trust us, they said. We know what’s good for you and the state of California. That was the message hawked by Gov. Jerry Brown and the state Legislature when they pushed and passed a variety of initiatives that gutted the criminal justice system. They did so by weakening parole (AB 109), downgrading a host of […]

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The LA County “Most Wanted List” and AB 109

Michele Hanisee
President of the Association of Los Angeles Deputy District Attorneys

Controversy swirls around AB 109, with the recent murder of Whittier Officer Keith Boyer by a parolee whose multiple parole violations resulted in nothing more than 10-day “flash incarcerations” being the most recent and tragic example of AB 109’s failures.  No definitive study has been done on the fallout from AB 109, but anecdotal evidence […]

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