AB 109

Realignment triggers nonstop jail releases in Placer, new crimes

On May 15, detectives from Roseville’s Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team moved through a shopping center in the south end of the city, arresting Travis Layton by surprise a ...

Placer’s law enforcement boosting ‘front line’ in face of realignment

California’s criminal justice prototype known as “realignment” continues to send thousands of felons to local jurisdictions rather than state prison. New independ ...

Editorial: California’s counties could learn from the nation’s only prison rodeo

Editor’s Note: On April 20, Gold Country Media reporter Scott Thomas Anderson spent the day at the Angola Prison Rodeo, held at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, two hours no ...

Placer’s jail of the future still sitting empty

The new South Placer Adult Correctional facility is a state-of-the-art jail that could help increase inmate and officer safety, keep more criminals behind bars and lessen the count ...

AB 109 an increasing challenge for Placer jail, crime suppression

With California’s embattled “criminal realignment” plan having been in effect for a year, a new independent study is beginning to question whether it’s acco ...