One young offender is going from the fire lines to the oil fields, earning a paycheck and reclaiming his life, all through the help and support of the staff at Pine Grove Youth Conservation Camp.
For one recent weekend, inmates at Calipatria State Prison had a slight reprieve from the normal daily routine thanks to some rehabilitative endeavors offered by former inmates.
While Correctional Officer Jeffrey “Big Mo” Moreland battled cancer for more than a year, he and his family received help and support from coworkers and the community. These acts of kindness touched Moreland who said he wanted to return the favor to others in need. To fulfill his dying wishes, the family created the Jeffrey Moreland Cancer Foundation.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed four longtime California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation employees to serve as wardens.
Special Olympics athletes received a helping hand from badge-wearing admirers at Kern Valley State Prison.