The California Correctional Institution (CCI) reports the death of, OIA staff member James Ramos. Mr. Ramos passed away on Aug. 5, following a motorcycle accident.

He began his career with the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation on March 8, 1985 at CCI.

He promoted to Correctional Counselor I on May 7, 1990, Correctional Sergeant Sept. 30, 1991, Correctional Lieutenant on Oct. 20, 1997 and Correctional Counselor II on Aug. 9, 2004.

Mr. Ramos transferred to the Office of Internal Affairs (OIA) on Dec. 1, 2007 where he remained until he retired on Nov. 2, 2010.