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County Approves Corrections Plan

The Nevada County Board of Supervisors has approved a spending plan to accommodate new public safety realignment legislation…

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County Chief Probation Officer Mike Ertola says it has to do with the law known as A-B 109, which allows non-serious offenders to serve their sentences in county jails instead of state prison. The county will receive just over two million dollars from the state to implement the plan. Ertola says there are several areas where that money will be concentrated…

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Ertola says specific items outlined in the plan include an expansion of electronic monitoring devices, expansion of G-P-S technology to track offenders, and mandatory substance abuse treatment.

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