Joe Reed, staff psychologist, passed away on Nov. 6.

Dr. Reed began his career as a graduate student assistant at the California Men’s Colony from September 1986 through August 1987.

He returned to the department in November 1998 as a clinical psychologist at the Correctional Training Facility.

In 2006, Dr. Reed transferred to the Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) and was working in the Forensic Assessment Division.

In addition to his service to CDCR, Dr. Reed was a military veteran.  He will be greatly missed by his co-workers