Prop. 47 one year later: reducing costs, increasing opportunity

One year ago, California voters passed Proposition 47, prioritizing justice system resources and allowing people to remove certain low-level, nonviolent felonies on their old criminal records.

Orange TabCalifornians are joining together to replace prison and justice system waste with common sense solutions that create safe neighborhoods and save public dollars. Learn more »



Pretrial Progress – and Opportunities – in California

A survey of California counties reveals the extent (and growth) of pretrial services in the state as local officials work to better manage their jail populations, along with a legal brief explaining how such services work within California law.


Policing Innovations

 A project of the Local Safety Solutions Project, Policing Innovations works with police departments across the state to promote new approaches to increase community safety. This site will feature profiles of successful and innovative strategies from police departments from across California, perspectives from local law enforcement leaders, and resources. 



Help Californians win new safety priorities. We pledge to support smart justice strategies that increase safety and reduce costs. Join our efforts to save justice system money so we can invest in prevention, education and health. Click here to read more.