The result is a crime wave, as reported by the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.
“Implemented in October 2011, Governor Jerry Brown’s Realignment law (AB109), has re-classified thousands of criminals as non-serious, non-violent, and non-sexual offenders and prohibited them from receiving prison sentences for committing new, so-called low-level felonies or violating parole. Under Realignment, if a felon’s current and prior convictions are from this “non, non, non” category the sentencing options are: a short term in an overcrowded county jail, light supervision on probation, a treatment program, home detention with a GPS ankle bracelet or a combination of these. According to many Sheriffs, Police Chiefs, and District Attorneys, a lot of these so-called low level criminals are dangerous.
“Sacramento County Sheriff’s Sgt. Jason Ramos said that the law has put more “people on the streets with a higher propensity to commit crimes.” (The Sacramento Bee, February 6). Among…
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