It is with the deepest regret and sympathy that the California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) advises all of the passing of retired Correctional Officer Charlie Byrd.

Officer Byrd died on Jan. 18 after a long battle with cancer.

Officer Byrd began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation at CRC on Aug. 19, 1983. He retired from State service on July 30, 2010