Governor encourages business owners at CDCR, CALPIA employer forum

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. delivered opening remarks at the Bay Area Employer Forum hosted by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and California Prison Industry Authority. More than 150 people attended the forum where state and local leaders discussed the benefits of hiring trained former offenders.

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High Desert SP donates to Police Unity Tour

High Desert State Prison Warden (A) Suzanne Peery recently presented a donation to Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growden.

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CDCR officers, agents set the bar for excellence

Three outstanding California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) employees were honored recently as Officers of the Year in Monterey County.

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Lassen County Food Council gets help from High Desert SP

High Desert State Prison recently pitched in to help the Lassen County Food Council.

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California Institution for Men slain officer remembered with annual fundraiser

A decade ago, the life of Correctional Officer Manuel A. Gonzales, Jr., was cut short and his former coworkers and friends continue to honor his memory through an annual fundraiser.

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Kids get some reading time with North Kern SP staff

Schools across the nation celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with Read Across America, including the community of Delano. Staff from North Kern State Prison used the opportunity to inspire students at Nueva Vista Language Academy by reading to students ranging from kindergarten through fifth grade.

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Drugs, tobacco, cellphones confiscated at Ironwood State Prison in major bust

The Investigative Services Unit (ISU) at Ironwood State Prison closed out an investigation leading to the discovery of a large stash of contraband being smuggled into the institution.

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3 Pelican Bay SP officers honored for outstanding actions

A Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) Correctional Officer and two Correctional Sergeants were recently honored by the Law Enforcement Administrators of Del Norte County (LEADN).

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Central California Women’s Facility employee helps save woman’s life

A CDCR employee, while on her way to work at CCWF, helped save the life of another CDCR employee who was unresponsive.

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CDCR’s Information Security Office offers tax season safety tips

It’s tax season, which means it’s also time for tax scams, with numerous online schemes attempting to steal people’s tax refunds, bank accounts or identities. CDCR’s Information Security Office offers the following tips to keep yourself safe.

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