The LA County Civil Grand Jury has said in its just-released yearly report that realignment may very well overwhelm the probation department and urged the county to increase hiring of probation officers.
CDCr told LA county that they could reasonably expect between 7,000 and 8,000 new clients in the first year of operation. The first four months actually gave about 5,000. That extrapolates into 11,400 during the first year of operation.
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