Police Decry CA Prop 47’s “Catch And Release,” Say Property Crime Up

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An experiment has been underway in California since 2014, when voters approved Proposition 47: put fewer lawbreakers in jail without increasing crime, reports NPR. The measure converted a list of non-violent felonies into misdemeanors, which translated into little or no jail time for crimes such as low-value theft and possession of hard drugs. Many police
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