Dan Walters

August 19, 2014 4:10 PM

Dan Walters: Prison population drops, but local jails become overcrowded

“Realignment” has diverted thousands of felons into local jails, forcing jailers to release other inmates.

Dan Walters

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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee

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