Evidence lacking to estimate local government savings from California crime reform measure

Posted By on June 16, 2017

When California voters passed a ballot initiative reducing penalties for some criminal offenses, it was supposed to save local governments money by reducing law enforcement costs. But a new analysis finds that quantifying such savings that result from the reforms under Proposition 47 will require significant changes in the way local agencies track workloads.
Source: Science
Link: Evidence lacking to estimate local government savings from California crime reform measure

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