Calif. prison quells fight involving 70 inmates
The Associated Press -- Guards quelled a fight among some 70 inmates at Folsom State Prison on Tuesday by firing warning shots and using pepper spray.
Guards fire warning rounds, quash inmate riot at Folsom Prison
By Robert J. Lopez, LA Times -- Guards fired warning shots and used less-than-lethal grenades to quash a riot involving about 70 inmates at Folsom Prison, a spokesman said Tuesday afternoon.
Riot Breaks Out At Folsom State Prison
CBS 13 Sacramento-- A riot involving 70 inmates broke out on the main yard of Folsom State Prison on Tuesday morning.
Guards quell riot at Folsom State Prison
By Peter Hecht, The Sacramento Bee-- Correctional officers at Folsom State Prison put down a wild prison melee involving up to 70 suspected gang members Tuesday, firing pepper spray and nonlethal rounds to quell the riot.
NOTE: Realignment is NOT an “inmate” or “early release” program, all inmates currently in state prison continue to serve their legally-required amount of time in state prison. There are no transfers to county jails or early releases due to the Public Safety Realignment
SLO supervisors get budget update
By Kenneth Klein, The Santa Maria Times-- A custody realignment plan that shifts some state prisoners to California’s counties was a hot topic Tuesday during a second-quarter financial review for San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors.
Rehabilitating new Fresno County inmates a low priority
Kurtis Alexander, The Fresno Bee -- Fresno County has poured millions of dollars into law enforcement over the past six months to manage hundreds of new criminals shifted from state to county hands.
County Jails Seem Locked Into Lengthy Sentences
KEYT.com-- There is more fallout following a 23-year sentence now being served by a 7 time convicted drug dealer in Santa Barbara County Jail.
Inmate-release program gets good marks; Shasta County report comes with caveat
By Alayna Shulman, The Record-Searchlight -- The influx of state prisoners returning to Shasta County since Gov. Jerry Brown's controversial public safety realignment plan took effect late last year isn't causing as many problems as county officials expected — so far.
Local jails see more inmates than expected as a result of prison realignment
By Courtney Meznarich, ksby.com-- California's plan to reduce the inmate population at state prisons is putting pressure on local jails.