criminal justice

Another View: County should share draft of report on jails

What are alternatives to the endless construction of jail cells? This thoughtful question is being asked all over the United States. Americans are realizing that we incarcerate a l ...

Reader Input: County making realignment progress

Thank you for the Police Academy Sunday series. Educating the public is a valuable service. Thanks also for the advance notice of the Community Forum held in Rocklin April 27 on &l ...

County officials to weigh in at criminal justice forum

ROCKLIN – A group of community members hope to start a public dialogue about Placer County’s criminal justice system with a forum on the topic this Saturday at the Rock ...

Placer embarks on $316,000 justice-system master plan effort

  With 70 percent of Placer County’s jail inmates incarcerated because they’re awaiting trial rather than serving sentences, David Bennett is asking county offici ...

He’s traveled with gun, guitar and paddle

Carlos de la Fuente wore many hats during his 45-year career in the criminal justice system. Serving mostly in Los Angeles County, he worked everything from an inner-city patrol b ...