California's Proposition 47 Seeks to Reduce Penalties for Certain Crimes

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Proposition 47 would reclassify some nonviolent felonies as misdemeanors, including crimes like shoplifting, grand theft, receiving stolen property, writing bad checks and drug possession. Forum debates the initiative.


George Gascon, district attorney of the City and County of San Francisco and former chief of police of the San Francisco Police Department.

Steve Wagstaffe, disrtict attorney of San Mateo County