CSP-Los Angeles County’s Officer Rosas started in 1994

By Lt. Jackie Fernandez, AA/Public Information Officer
California State Prison, Los Angeles County

LAC Warden John Soto, left, congratulates Correctional Officer Ruben "Bobby" Rosas.

LAC Warden John Soto, left, congratulates Correctional Officer Ruben “Bobby” Rosas.

Correctional Officer Ruben “Bobby” Rosas was presented the Correctional Officer of the Year award for the California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC), at the 2015 Law Appreciation Day in Lancaster.

The Law Appreciation Day recognized personnel from various law enforcement agencies.

He began his career at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center in Galt on Sept. 3, 1994. He was assigned to Calipatria State Prison in October 1994 and subsequently transferred to LAC in September 1996.

He has worked a variety of Correctional Officer positions such as Transportation, Investigative Services Unit and is currently the In-Service Training Officer.

Officer Rosas is a Range Master and an instructor for the mandatory training classes such as First Aid/CPR, Alarm Response, Expandable Baton, Drug Identification and Escape Pursuit.

“He is a significant asset to the training and development of custody staff as well as non-custody staff,” said Warden John Soto. “He makes training at LAC enjoyable to all with his enthusiasm and keeps everyone informed of current events and activities through the In-Service-Training Bulletin.”

He is actively involved in community relations by assisting with tours to students from local colleges and is instrumental in facilitating institutional activities such as fund raisers and Bring Your Kids to Work Day.  Additionally, he assists the Medical Department with the Quarterly Medical Response Drills.

Learn more about the facility, https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Facilities_Locator/LAC.html