SB 618 Prisoner Reentry Program

SB 618 Media

Here you will find articles, news and press releases and reports relating to the SB 618 Program. See the SB 618 Prisoner Reentry Program Brochure.

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Articles and News

  • Shutting prisons' revolving doors. August 3, 2006

  • San Diego County's unique prisoner reentry program establishes solid partnerships to shut down the revolving door into California's prisons and makes a difference in rehabilitating prisoners.

  • San Diego Models a Plan for Parolees. June 14, 2006

  • This article highlights the initiation of the County of San Diego's prisoner reentry plans. Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2010).

  • County to start off felon project: Helping inmates get back into society. June 14, 2006

  • This article highlights San Diego efforts as the first county in California to initiate a comprehensive multi-agency reentry program intended to help prisoners successfully re-enter society.

  • And stay out!
  • November 18, 2008
    This article examines how various San Diego nonprofit coalitions seek to help parolees avoid returning to prison.

  • Prison Crisis: Prison, Rehabilitation, Reentry October 8, 2009

  • This interview addresses how to reduce recidivism rate in California through rehabilitation and reentry programs, San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis discusses the SB 618 Prisoner Reentry Program.

  • Prosecutor Leadership, Coordination Contribute to S.D. Reentry Strides. January 18, 2010

  • Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly Abstract: This journal article highlights the San Diego District Attorney's leadership on the prisoner reentry forefront in California and the importance of community reintegration, substance use rehabilitation programs.

Press Releases


  • SB 618 Evaluation Report

  • Improving Reentry for Ex-Offenders in San Diego County: SB 618 Third Annual Evaluation Report, May 2010
    San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) conducts the process and impact evaluation and this report provides preliminary findings for the SB 618 Prisoner Reentry Program. This evaluation is funded by the California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation (CDCR) through SB 618.

Program Contact

JJ Anderson, Community Programs Director
San Diego District Attorney's Office
(619) 531-3567

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