Feb. 1, 1991, marked the opening of the department’s first all-new reception center and prison at Wasco. Inmates arrived by bus to begin occupying the 2,484-bed facility. This is the first in the new ‘Time Capsule’ series, which opens the archives of the department-produced newsletters stretching back decades.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
After 10,000 applications have been received, the Office of Peace Officer Selection (OPOS) will again stop accepting new applications while the applications received since May 2 are processed through the written exam.Continue Reading
A sharp-eyed correctional officer found a large package of contraband on the outskirts of Deuel Vocational Institution.
Wasco State Prison-Reception Center (WSP-RC) held its 25th Anniversary Celebration on May 20, inviting staff and their families, as well as the local citizens, to take part in the festivities.
Mule Creek State Prison recently hosted its annual speaker panel of victims and survivors of crime in honor of National Crime Victims’ Right Week. This year’s theme was “Serving Victims, Building Trust, Restoring Hope.”
High Desert State Prison Correctional Officer Christine Boyd was selected as a guardian for the first Honor Flight Nevada trip in 2016. There were 27 honored veterans and 22 guardians.
Avenal State Prison recently participated in the 23rd annual national Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day, in which millions of workplaces welcomed children to experience the working world. The event encourages students across the country to discover a range of career opportunities available regardless of gender, ethnicity or economic circumstances.
The California State Prison, Sacramento, C Facility Yard inmates recently held a food sale benefiting the Saving a Child through Opportunity (SACTO) Foundation, raising $2,598.40.
Community Education Centers-Long Beach Re-Entry recently celebrated the graduation of nearly two dozen former offenders from the program.
The PIO/AA at the California Correctional Institution investigates a rehabilitation program and discovers how one set of inmates apply themselves to changing their behaviors.
Calipatria State Prison observed National Crime Victims Memorial Ceremony last month by honoring De S. Guillory-Chavez, as she shared her personal story of surviving domestic violence.