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Pleasanton Weekly

Opinion - December 2, 2011

As state prisoners move to Santa Rita Jail, more state funding needs to follow

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors has unanimously passed the Public Safety Realignment Implementation Plan presented by the county's Community Corrections Partnership (CCP). The plan, necessitated by the state's new law that shifts responsibility for lower level felony offenders from the state to the counties, is both innovative and progressive in seeking to ensure public safety, reduce recidivism and promote community-based alternatives to incarceration.

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