Gavin Newsom Wants More Oversight of County Jails
Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to call for more state oversight of local jails as part of a criminal justice reform package to be introduced next year.
Newsom’s criminal justice package, which would most likely debut in January alongside the state budget proposal, may also include a provision for "step-down facilities" to aid inmate rehabilitation and reentry. Newsom also aims to close one of the state's 35 prisons.
Read more about what we can expect here.