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Local Law Enforcement Braces for 'Realignment'

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Two Alameda County Sheriffs

Starting this weekend, counties will be responsible for non-violent criminals and parolees instead of the state. Bay Area law enforcement officers, who historically send fewer low-level offenders to state facilities, say that they're being short-changed under the new system, called "realignment."

Host Mina Kim talks with The California Report's Scott Shafer. He's been covering the coming changes, which some local law enforcement officials call a public safety nightmare in the making.

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