Information was received that Leonard Hernandez, retired Correctional Counselor I, recently passed away due to a long term illness.

Leonard Hernandez began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation at the California Correctional Institution Tehachapi in 1982.

He promoted to Correctional Sergeant at Wasco State Prison Reception Center (WSP-RC) in 1989, and then promoted to Correctional Counselor I in 1995.

He retired in 2011 from WSP-RC. The WSP-RC personnel send their sincerest condolences to the Hernandez family.