Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced the appointment of a new warden.

David Long

David Long

David Long, 49, of Tehachapi, has been appointed warden at the California City Correctional Facility, where he has served as acting warden since 2014.

Warden Long served in several positions at Ironwood State Prison from 1995 to 2014, including warden, chief deputy warden, correctional counselor and lieutenant. He was an associate warden at Mule Creek State Prison from 2006 to 2008 and a facility captain at the Adelanto Modified Community Correctional Complex from 2002 to 2006.

He served as a correctional officer at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison from 1989 to 1995. This position does not require Senate confirmation.