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News - August 29, 2012

County handles 15 percent more inmates than expected

The number of inmates and parolees in San Mateo County as a result of "realignment" — the policy to shift lower-level offenders from state prisons to local jails — is about 15 percent higher than what state officials projected, according to a recent report presented to the county Board of Supervisors.

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