The Catholic Eye

In an obvious conclusion, a new report finds that parolees and probationers commit 30% of crimes in Sacramento, the highest of four cities studied in California, Los Angeles, Redlands and San Francisco being the other three, as reported in the Sacramento Bee.

An excerpt.

“In a seminal study of four California cities released Tuesday, Sacramento had the highest rate of crime committed by probationers and parolees.

“The findings were in a report by the Council of State Governments Justice Center. The center said its report quantifies for the first time how much of a locality’s crimes are committed by parolees and probationers.

“Other studies typically measure recidivism rates – the rate at which parolees or probationers reoffend.

“Recently retired Sacramento Police Chief Rick Braziel was instrumental in getting the study started, as he wanted more information about how to predict and stop crime before it happens.

“In California…

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