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Inmate Suicide, Suicide Attempts Not Being Properly Handled By Calif. State Prisons

August 18, 2017 | Randol White

According to the State Auditor, the average suicide rate at California-run prisons is significantly higher than the national average for other state-run prisons.

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More Freedom Behind Bars

August 9, 2017 | Sally Schilling

California prisons are testing a new rule for lifers.

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Training Programs For Calif. State Prison Inmates Expanding

July 17, 2017 | Randol White

Programs to train California state prison inmates with marketable job skills for life on the outside are expanding starting this month.

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State Analyst: Some Work Still Needed On Prop. 57 To Reduce Prison Population

April 24, 2017 | Daniel Potter

State Analyst Caitlin O'Neil says Proposition 57, which intends to make more non-violent offenders eligible for parole, requires more work and specificity into its implementation.

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Fewer Inmates Being Returned To California Prisons Than Ever Before

August 29, 2016 | Rich Ibarra

Fewer inmates are being returned to prisons than ever before and the return-to-prison rate has dropped for the fifth straight year.

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