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Ryan Patten, chair of the political science department, co-authored a report studying the connection between increased jail violence and the release of non-violent offenders from jails. Photo courtesy of Chico State.

Study shows increase in jail violence

Jovanna Garcia // November 18, 2014

Jail violence has increased in California since the criminal justice realignment bill, AB 109, passed in 2011, according to a study by members of the Chico State Political Science Department. Political...

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