California plans to release 3,500 prisoners amid Coronavirus pandemic

04 Avril, 2020, 07:22 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
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According to TMZ, the California Department of Corrections is set to release 3,500 inmates amid the coronavirus outbreak.

One of the immediate changes is to, "expedite the transition to parole for eligible inmates who have 60 days or less to serve on their sentences and are not now serving time for a violent crime as defined by law, a sex offense, or domestic violence".

Ballotpedia is tracking how state and local governments are responding to the coronavirus pandemic within the prison system.

"We do not take these new measures lightly. Our first commitment at CDCR is ensuring safety - of our staff, of the incarcerated population, of others inside our institutions, and of the community at large", CDCR Secretary Ralph Diaz said in a press release.

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NY state has taken similar precautions.

Officials state that this decision increases space within the facilities and helps practice better social distancing for both the prison staff and the inmates.

Roughly 115,000 prisoners are locked behind bars in California's prisons, according to a California policy institute.

The plan includes mandatory verbal and temperature screenings for staff and a temporarily ban inmate visitation.



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