Californias-Realignment-projectAs the Sonoma County jail adapts to the influx of inmates from the state prison realignment program, a few unanticipated adjustments have been required.

So Co jailDespite the fine-tuning that's been necessary to implement the realignment in its early months, Sonoma County Sheriff Steve Freitas says that overall, the program has generally matched up well with his expectations.


FreitasSheriff Steve FreitasPart of that monitoring is being done electronically, but Sheriff Freitas is quick to note that those cases are carefully chosen to minimize risks and identify individuals who can benefit from such treatment.

The North Bay Report also spoke with Sheriff Freitas a year ago, when he was anticipating that realignment would be enacted. You can find that earlier rerport here.

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