New Correctional Officer Stacey Emerson rushed to the aid of a motorcycle crash victim, not knowing it was fellow Officer Stephen Hobbs. Officer Emerson resuscitated him long enough to be transported to the hospital, giving his wife a chance to say goodbye.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Since 1983, thousands of correctional officer cadets have made their way through the academy at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center in Galt. But originally, the school trained priests.Continue Reading
Recently, Honor Guard teams from the California Rehabilitation Center, San Quentin, High Desert, and Pelican Bay state prisons, along with the state Transportation Unit were in attendance at the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation Project in Jacksonville, Florida.
Staff from CDCR’s Calipatria State Prison recently showed their support by running alongside other law enforcement agency representatives in this year’s Imperial Valley Special Olympics Torch Run.
During the month of July, Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) began its fundraising campaign to benefit the Northern California Special Olympics.
It could be any newsroom. The coffee’s brewing, the ideas are flying and the laughs are plenty, but flowing underneath it all is a mission that’s no joke to this team of writers: to tell truthful, powerful stories in a lasting way. The only difference between this newsroom and others is the setting – these men are part of a publication created by inmates at California State Prison-Solano.
Since July 1, youth offenders like 17-year-old Andrew potentially faced being transferred to a Level III (high security) prison based on his commitment offense. But through the Youth Offender Program, those offenders have a chance to avoid the adult prison system.
On a recent warm summer day, employees at Sierra Conservation Center gathered to crack open a time capsule which had been sealed away in a wall for 50 years.
CSP-Solano’s popular Parenting Inside-Out (PI/O) class celebrated 35 new graduates on June 24.
The California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) has opened its new downtown showroom for state agencies, including CDCR.
Riding horseback into the Folsom Pro Rodeo arena in early July was a woman with a familiar name and it’s no wonder, she’s the daughter of California State Prison, Solano, Correctional Officer Sean Gamble.