Assembly Bill 109

Public Safety Realignment - State and Counties Setting  New Course, Together

The Butte County Probation Department partnered with researchers from California State University, Chico, the Butte County District Attorney’s Office, and the Butte County Sheriff’s Office to examine the impacts of Assembly Bill 109 (AB109) on Butte County Criminal justice organizations. The results from a three-year evaluation are shared in the following report: Navigating the Storm: An Empirical Assessment of the Local Effects of California’s Criminal Justice Realignment (PDF).