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  • Group Sues Top Calif. Prison Official To Release Info On Solitary Confinement

    Solitary confinement opponents have filed a lawsuit hoping to get state officials to release thousands of documents about the use of “isolated segregation” in California prisons. KNX 1070′s Claudia Peschiutta reports activists with California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) are suing the state’s top corrections official for allegedly refusing to publicly disclose data regarding solitary

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  • CDCR audit to look for signs of double-dipping

    State Sen. Cathleen Galgiani, D-Stockton, successfully requested an audit of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to ensure it hasn’t run afoul of pension-reform law to stop “double-dipping” from retired public employees. The audit would determine if the state prison agency’s administration is complying with rules for hiring and paying retired employees who already

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  • Countywide Gang Sweep Yields 12 Arrests

    A multi-agency sweep throughout Stanislaus County on Tuesday targeted gang members on parole or probation who are out of compliance and yielded 12 arrests. According to the Modesto Police Department, members of the the Modesto Police Department Street Gang Unit, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, Ceres Police Department, Stanislaus County Probation, California Department of Corrections (Parole)

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  • Board Directs Staff to Respond to Jury Report on AB 109

    Riverside County supervisors recently directed staff to respond within 60 days to a grand jury report citing shortcomings in how county agencies have handled state-mandated changes to public safety operations. In a 5-0 vote last Tuesday, without comment, the Board of Supervisors accepted an 18- page report detailing how the county has coped with AB

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  • Cell Phone Contraband In Prison Totals 9000 In California

    Drako, the cell phone finding canine, was the first dog in the state to be cross trained in cell phones and narcotics. Yep, this doggy can actually smell a cell phone. Following Drako’s success, more dogs are intended to join the hunt for cell phones in prisons. “He’ll alert on a cell phone, he’ll alert

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  • RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Sex-offender ordinance to be repealed

    Riverside County is poised to do away with an ordinance that sets rules on where sex offenders can live or visit in an effort to avoid a lawsuit. The county established sex-offender residency and loitering prohibitions for unincorporated areas in 2010, but the Board of Supervisors gave preliminary approval last week to repeal the law

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Member Alert!   This Week on the CCPOA Members Website:

  • NEW 5150 Hotline – posted July 18th
  • CCPOA Weekly Update – posted July 18th
  • Supervisory Weekly Update – posted July 18th
  • NEW Notices – posted July 14th

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