Lake County Awarded $20 Million in State Funding

The state of California awarded $20 million in construction funding to Lake County for upgrades to the Hill Road Correctional Facility.

San Bernardino County Sheriff Seeks Grant for Jail Upgrades

San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon presented a proposal to a committee in Sacramento earlier this month, requesting an $80 million grant to construct new housing units at the Glen Helen Rehabilitation Center in Devore, Calif.

AB 109 Turns Two, Makes Strides for CDCR

Two years ago, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed Assembly Bill (AB) 109 or the Public Safety Realignment Act, which required the realignment of several low-level prisoners in an effort to reduce the number of inmates in the state’s 33 prisons to 137.5 percent of design capacity by June 2013.