Jails and Prisons
Crime-victim group's views on current legislative proposals

Californians for Safety and Justice, which says it advocates for changes in criminal justice laws on behalf of crime victims, is lobbying the Legislature on nearly two dozen bills. Among those, the group supports proposals to: -Allow stalking victims to request that their attackers not be released within 35 miles of where they live or work (AB 231). -Triple the time prison inmates can earn off their sentences by participating in drug, job and education programs to 18 weeks a year (AB 512). -Require the state to provide re-entry services such as job training, housing assistance and clothing vouchers to those released from custody after being exonerated of crimes (AB 672). -Bar...