CDCR will begin accepting applications for correctional officer positions on Monday, May 2.
Thursday, May 5, 2016
One-hundred-sixty offenders recently took steps to reclaim a crime-free life by participating in the Los Angeles Central Parole District’s Long Term Offender Job Fair.Continue Reading
In front of a crowd of 150 CDCR staff, contractors and city and county elected officials, Warden Joe Lizarraga recently accepted a ceremonial set of keys to officially dedicate two new housing units at Mule Creek State Prison, capping a two-year construction project.
Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility’s celebrated National Volunteer Appreciation Week with their annual dinner to thank many of the volunteers. RJDCF has over 700 volunteers who provide rehabilitative programming to the inmate population.
A program at CSP-Sacramento, “10P” stands, helps men learn insight into their pasts and their crimes, puts a focus on positive programming and forms a support system of people experiencing the same unique challenges facing the lifer population.
Top-level executives and management at CDCR’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) were joined by Gov. Jerry Brown as they gathered Tuesday, April 26, for the third annual leadership forum in Elk Grove. More than 100 enthusiastic attendees from across the state reflected on the recent termination of the Farrell lawsuit, which characterized DJJ as a national model for its purposeful and effective treatment programs and reforms.
Rehabilitation not only includes teaching offenders reading, writing and arithmetic, but also how to appropriately interact with others in healthy social settings. To this end, the guys at Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp were recently able to enjoy a day of race car driving.
During National Crime Victims’ Rights week (NCVRW), the Office of Victim and Survivor Rights and Services (OVSRS) honored many individuals that have done an exemplary job assisting crime victims. The honorees assist crime victims in some of the most difficult situations in their lives.
Offenders on Facility D at High Desert State Prison recently participated in the first Poetry Slam, part of the Change for Success 2016 Initiative to provide offenders with positive avenues to freely and creatively express themselves.
The CDCR Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) participated in the Los Angeles County Black Probation Officers Association Training Conference held earlier this year.
The Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) fronted a team in the 32nd annual Baker to Vegas race, a run sporting over 8,000 law enforcement officers from around the country.
Avenal State Prison, Pleasant Valley State Prison see eight graduate Crisis Response Team Level 1 Operator Academy.