The inmate population on the C yard of CSP-Sacramento raised $2,611 by holding a food sale with the proceeds going to Mountain Circle Family, Foster Care Services.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
A former state prison inmate volunteers his time to help others steer clear of the criminal path he followed and to let incarcerated people know they have chances to better themselves inside the walls. Today, because he took advantage of the rehabilitative programs in the state prison system, he's successfully facing life.Continue Reading
On a warm summer day, three CDCR employees making their way to work at Sierra Conservation Center stopped to help an injured motorist.
Central facility at the Correctional Training Facility (CTF) Soledad was the staging ground for the second Relay For Life Cancer walk, Fighting Cancer From Within, organized by The Balanced Reentry Activity Group (BRAG) and The American Cancer Society (ACS). Inmates and their families raised more than half of the $9,000 donated to the charitable cause.
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. recently announced the following appointments to the Board of Parole Hearings. The positions require Senate confirmation.
Student success is paramount at the Earl Warren Adult School (EWAS) at the California Correctional Center (CCC) in Susanville. Whether offenders are incarcerated at the institution or a fire camp makes no difference.
A correctional officer was attacked by an inmate Friday at California State Prison, Sacramento. The officer was transported out an outside medical facility for treatment.
People incarcerated at Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga learned about resources available to offenders returning to their communities thanks to an all-day event organized by the Division of Adult Parole Operations.
The Sacramento Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) team is made up of the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department as the lead agency with cooperation from CDCR’s Division of Adult Parole Operations and the Office of Correctional Safety, the Sacramento County Probation Department, Sacramento County park rangers, Sacramento Police Department and the U.S. Marshals Service. A four-day sex-offender compliance sweep in Sacramento County in mid-May netted 29 arrests.
On Friday, July 28, inmates at Calipatria State Prison (CAL) were recognized for successfully completing their first full year of course work toward fulfilling their goals of achieving an associate’s degree in psychology while incarcerated. Those joining in the celebration included inmate family members, Imperial Valley College (IVC) faculty, CDCR Office of Correctional Education staff and prison staff.
CDCR staff took first place in an eight-week health challenge. Employee Health and Wellness coordinated the Healthier U Connections Challenge testing phase utilizing Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center (CTC) to represent CDCR.