Deuel Vocational Institution Escapee Captured

TRACY – On Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at approximately 8:30 p.m., an escaped state prison inmate from Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy was captured.Tony Jones, 21, who escaped from custody Tuesday afternoon from the San Joaquin County Courthouse in Stockton, was...

**Special Op-ed By Secretary James E. Tilton**

James E. Tilton: Investing in prison reform pays in safety Published May 15, 2008 (Sacramento Bee)One year ago this month, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the most comprehensive and bipartisan prison reform legislation that California has ever seen. The law’s...

Preventing The Early Release Of State Inmates

Watch video of press conference regarding Governor’s May Revisions to the budgetWith Parole Reforms Working and Our Inmate Population Decreasing, the Governor’s May Revise Eliminates Early Release Proposal Fewer people are being sent to prison, and fewer felons...