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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Oakland Imposes Curfew on All Probationers

"As a condition of release from jail, probationers in Oakland are now required to stay in their homes between the hours of 10 pm and 6 am seven days a week. The only exceptions are for work and emergencies.  Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown says 80 percent of homicides in the city involve felons who are on probation and parole, and 70 percent of homicides occur at night."  Full story . . .  [Mark Godsey]

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