Retired NFL player passes message of hope to CSP-Solano inmates

Bill Glass Ministries held a “Day of Champions” event at CSP Solano, drawing athletes, entertainers and musicians. The prison ministry, now known as Champions for Life, seeks to turn around the lives of inmates, putting them on a path to a brighter future.

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Sergeant offers hope through bone marrow drive at Correctional Training Center

Saving a life, or improving the quality of life, are the goals of those behind a bone marrow donor drive at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center (CTC) in Galt. CTC Sgt. Sharon Hoffer was recognized by Officers Give Hope during their Oct. 24 drive.

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Foster grandparents honored by Division of Juvenile Justice

A recent dinner represented a chance to give back to those who give so much of their time to the youth in the Division of Juvenile Justice. Several foster grandparents were honored at the annual Foster Grandparents Recognition Dinner at Wine and Roses in Lodi.

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CDCR’s Joe Panora receives cybersecurity leadership award

A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation director has received a national award for his work with the Strategic Offender Management System (SOMS) and a new resources planning system.

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Drugs, cell phones found in search at Ironwood State Prison

To help cut off the flow of contraband headed into Ironwood State Prison, the Investigative Services Unit and Crisis Response Team searched the Minimum Support Facility in the early morning hours of Oct. 7, turning up a treasure trove of illegal items.

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