California is set to release at least 63,000 inmates convicted of violent crimes in an effort to create “safer prisons.”
“The goal is to increase incentives for the incarcerated population to practice good behavior and follow the rules while serving their time and participate in rehabilitative and educational programs, which will lead to safer prisons,” Dana Simas, a state Office of Administrative Law spokeswoman, said in a statement about the mass release of prisoners in the Golden State.
“Additionally, these changes would help to reduce the prison population by allowing incarcerated persons to earn their way home sooner,” she added.
These “incentives” are a part of an effort to give inmates “good time credits” to quicken their release.
The ones they’re releasing include violent and repeat felons….