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7 Sex Offenders Released Early Due to COVID-19 in Orange County Despite Parole Violations

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7 Sex Offenders Released Early Due to COVID-19 in Orange County Despite Parole Violations

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In an effort to slow the spread of Covid-19 inside the nation's correctional facilities a small percentage of inmates have been released early or have been released to house arrest. The thought behind this action is to lessen the number of people inside the facilities allowing more space for social distancing and/or to not expose inmates to a possible death sentence if they were to contract covid and not recover. Though officials have promised not to free any inmate that poses a public safety risk stories like this one appear all over the country. This article states that seven sex offenders, who had served their original sentences but had returned to jail for parole violations, were released early from the Orange County Jail in California. The article was edited a day later to include a statement from the sheriff stating these individuals were not release early but were released by court order.
jail, incarceration, early release, decarceration, sheriff

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NBC Los Angeles

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06/27/2020

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07/14/2020

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04/29/2020

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This item was submitted on June 27, 2020 by Chris Twing using the form “Share Your Story” on the site “A Journal of the Plague Year”: https://covid-19archive.org/s/archive

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