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CDCR is hiring academic teachers, librarians, job instructors

The “R” in CDCR is getting a boost thanks to the department’s effort to fill multiple positions in the Division of Rehabilitative Programs’ Office of Correctional Education (OCE). Career opportunities range from carpenters and cosmetologists to librarians and credentialed academic teachers. To speed the process, spot interviews will be offered at multiple locations across the state from April 24-May 12.

CDCR unveils regulations for Proposition 57

Today, CDCR submitted regulations for Proposition 57 to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL). Last November, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 57 (64 percent to 35 percent) to enhance public safety, stop the revolving door of crime by emphasizing rehabilitation, and prevent federal courts from indiscriminately releasing inmates.

Unlocking History: Title 15 grew out of Governor literally kicking in San Quentin’s door

In 1858, the Annual Report of the Board of Prison Directors issued “rules and regulations for the government of the state prison at San Quentin.” It was signed by newly elected Gov. John B. Weller, Lt. Gov. Joseph Walkup and Secretary of State Ferris Forman. The three men literally kicked in doors to get the rules established. Eventually, those rules would form the foundation for today’s Title 15.

Get to know DAPO’s running team, Baker to Vegas Team #150

For two days, and without interruption, a collection of 30 agents and administrators representing CDCR’s Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) will traverse 120 miles of the Challenge Cup Relay, tackling 20 stages of “blood, sweat, pride and honor” along infamous Highway 160, from Baker, California, to Las Vegas, Nevada. They hit the pavement March 25.