55% of alleged criminals released in San Francisco reoffended before trial, report says
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July 14, 20215 min read, 1024 words

55% of alleged criminals released in San Francisco reoffended before trial, report says55% of alleged criminals released in San Francisco reoffended before trial, report says

Stephanie Sierra
Published: July 14, 2021  |  5 min read, 1024 words
An $18.7 million contract approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors to extend the city's Pretrial Diversion Program is raising questions after a new report disproved its success. The program is overseen by the Sheriff's Office to supervise people recently arrested but r...
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Jul 19
A very well-sourced article, showing some nuanced understanding of the labels of crime in San Francisco and bringing up different researches with different views about the program's outcomes. The video is very helpful to add to the context. Good invesgation!
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Jul 14
Fantastic and much-needed investigative look into the mislabeling of crime data in San Francisco in an attempt to reflect a decrease in crime that many local residents understand to be far from the truth. This is one in a few recent investigative reports that indicate that public officials in the District Attorney's office are massaging certain statistics and even letting offenders off so as to be able to demonstrate to the media and voters that crime is dropping.
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