Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Gregg Ferrell on Sunday, June 20.

Officer Ferrell began his career on Jan. 1, 2000, at CSP-Corcoran as a Medical Technical Assistant. He transferred to Kern Valley State Prison on May 20, 2005, and was part of the Kern Valley State Prison activation team.

He became a Correctional Officer on May 9, 2007, at Kern Valley State Prison and subsequently retired on June 13, 2012