PPIC Briefing: Alternatives to Incarceration in California

As part of an ongoing effort to lower its prison and jail populations, California is expanding the use of alternatives to custody-based punishment. PPIC researcher Brandon Martin will outline a new PPIC report about the potential impact of this expansion, and a panel of experts will provide state and local perspectives


Ryken Grattet, research fellow, PPIC


Brandon Martin, research associate, PPIC

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Ryken Grattet
Robin Harrington, chief deputy warden, Female Offenders Programs & Services and Special Housing, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Carol Paris, assistant probation division chief, Sacramento County Probation Department
Jeremy Verinsky, undersheriff, Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office