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County staffs human trafficking special investigative unit

Sexual slavery and forced labor, the most common motivators for human trafficking, occur in Placer County more often than you may think. Arrests in both Penryn and Auburn occurre ...

Reader Input: Where’s criminal justice master plan?

Last year in March, Placer County paid $316,000 for a Criminal Justice Master Plan. David Bennett Consulting was supposed to develop a plan to make effective use of our criminal ju ...

Reader Input: Call the flag by its right name

Re: “Many are the ways to honor South,” Reader Input, March 6, and “Confederate controversy: Moral fortitude or militant racism?,” (Journal, Feb. 28). Tom ...

Reader Input: GPS monitors: Is it really that bad?

State Senator Jim Nielsen’s March 20 article on GPS monitoring paints a dire picture of the criminal justice system in California (“Penalties lacking for sex offenders ...

Credit Hollitz for literacy plan

I was very pleased to see today’s (Seen & Heard, Oct. 10) regarding the 25th anniversary of Placer Adult Literacy Service (PALS), a Placer County Library organization that has be ...