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California district attorney blasts Newsom's leadership: ‘The blood of the children...is on your

Added 10-24-20 07:29:01pm EST - “Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp blasted Gov. Gavin Newsom's leadership amid COVID-19, taking aim at his prison policies amid a spike in violent crime.” - Foxnews.com

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The Fresno County district attorney condemned Gov. Gavin Newsom's changes to the state's bail policies amid COVID-19, in light of a recent crime spike.

Newsom, who has made efforts to reform California's criminal justice system while in office, initiated the release of thousands of nonviolent state inmates starting in April and announced in September that he would be closing a state prison next year.

But locals say some of the prisoners who have been released, including some with mental illnesses, are violent.

A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer wearing a protective mask stands at the front gate of San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, California. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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