A correctional officer is recovering from injuries sustained during an attack by an inmate at North Kern State Prison (NKSP). On Dec. 5 as the correctional officer was monitoring the evening meal release, inmate Frankie Germany 33, approached the officer…
Friday, December 9, 2016
In CDCR’s archives, a newsreel from January 1942 claims to be the first ever filmed inside San Quentin State Prison. The reel is narrated by then-Warden Clinton Duffy and details some of the day-to-day operations of the prison as well as their willingness to do their part for the war effort. It makes numerous references to the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor.Continue Reading
Those with visual impairments just got a boost of help from California State Prison, Solano. The prison is a collection site for usable eyeglasses, donated to the Lions Club Recycle for Sight campaign.
Northern Region Division of Adult Parole Operations staff recently stopped by Sacred Heart School in Red Bluff to discuss the importance of making positive choices in life.
Staff from all areas of California Medical Facility came together for an afternoon of softball recently as management, medical staff and the Department of State Hospitals took on members of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association.
The California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) California Chicano Workers Association (CCWA) staff recently donated over $3,800 to the family of Correctional Officer Dolphas McClellan who passed away in July after a short battle with cancer. Overall, CRC staff has donated more than $7,000 to the family.
Correctional Officer R. Ibarra played an instrumental part in assisting Vacaville Police Department with the identity and capture of suspects who robbed a local sandwich shop and were involved in two other restaurant-related crimes in the area.
Chuckawalla Valley State Prison and their staff recently rolled up their sleeves and laced up their shoes to raise more than $8,000 for the Blythe Cancer Resource Center (BCRC).
From helping injured county correctional officers and military personnel to serving grub and offering trick-or-treaters some sweet treats, CDCR staff filled the need for good deeds up and down the Golden State.
Some of CDCR’s finest officers put on quite a show recently for students at Florin High School in Sacramento. K-9s and their handlers put their best feet and paws forward as a thank you to Florin High teacher Carlos Garcia and students in his Legal Careers classes who helped set up hundreds of chairs at this year’s CDCR Medal of Valor ceremony.
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. has appointed Michael Martel has been appointed warden at the California Health Care Facility (CHCF), Stockton, where he has been acting warden since August 2016.