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Another view of the prison hospital

From Bob Walsh, writing at PacoVilla, a corrections blog. The locals want to pretend that Stockton is the garden spot of central California and would be a somewhat larger version of Mayberry ONLY IF the prison (DVI) and DJJ facilities were not there. It’s not true of course. Stockton is a violent place. Much of […]

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Serendipity and Jaycee Dugard

Some trenchant commentary this morning at PacoVilla’s Corrections Blog. Of a press release from the CDCR’s Public Relations Office that credits Phillip Garrido’s parole officer with his capture, but doesn’t mention the Berkeley police officer whose suspicions cracked the case, Paco writes: “Hooray for the good work of the Division of Adult Parole Operations: It […]

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