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August 7, 2015 5:01 PM

California prison population drops under Proposition 47, but public safety impact still unclear

Only a spotty picture has emerged of law’s early effects

Thousands see felony records for drug possession, theft reduced to misdemeanors

Police, prosecutors say change is contributing to more crime

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