Report finds two out of three 2018 arrestees in San Diego County have experienced homelessness


Last updated 10/17/2019 at 11:53pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Roughly two-thirds of 2018 arrestees in San Diego County have been homeless at some point in their lives, according to a report released today by the San Diego Association of Governments' Criminal Justice Research Division.

The analysis of last year's arrestees found that one-third of those surveyed had been homeless in the month prior to being booked in jail, and two-thirds reported experiencing homelessness at some point in their lives. In a similar report in 2007, only 50% of arrestees reported being homeless at some point.

Male arrestees were more likely to be homeless...

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