The California Rehabilitation Center Employee Association (CRCEA) recently awarded $2,750 in scholarships to seven students.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Secretary Jeff Beard recently received a certificate from the Association of State Correctional Administrators (ASCA) for an award he was given 10 years ago.Continue Reading
Simon and Cody may look like typical puppies – Cody with his big ears and Simon with his impressively fluffy coat – but in reality they are well on their way to becoming highly trained service dogs destined to one day help people with disabilities. And while the pups may look typical, their handlers are anything but – they are inmates at the California Health Care Facility.
Veterans facing challenges will have a slightly brighter day this November thanks to the efforts of employees at one California prison.
Cal Poly Pomona Professor Renford Reese is on a mission to prepare offenders for the day they are released and sent back to their communities, ensuring they are ready for higher education and informed on the reentry process.
The inmates of Folsom State Prison recently presented a check to the Special Olympics of Northern California.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) will be awarding a second round of grants meant to boost innovative programs and increase volunteerism in prisons.
Non-profit organizations were on hand to share their missions during the recent California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Our Promise kick-off event at headquarters in Sacramento.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation played a big role in a long-term gang operation resulting in the arrests of 76 people in Stockton.
As the result of an employee suggestion implemented in 2014, staff members who distribute medication at California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC), now wear dental shields to prevent inmate bodily fluid contact, also known as “gassings.” Staff had previously worn goggles to distribute medication.
Twenty Parole Agents with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) graduated recently from the first Range Master’s Academy held in three years. The new crop of firearm trainers is now ready to provide the best possible training to all units in the field.