Officer HamiltonThe CDCR Statewide Transportation Unit reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Brent Hamilton on Nov. 10.

Officer Hamilton started his career with CDCR on Jan. 20, 1986.

After graduating from the Basic Correctional Officer Academy, he was assigned to the San Quentin State Prison (SQ), where he reported on March 3, 1986.

During his 28-year career, he worked at SQ from 1986-1988, Mule Creek State Prison from 1988-1998, Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center from 1998-2000.

Officer Hamilton transferred to the Statewide Transportation Unit in 2000 and remained there until his retirement from state service on Oct. 8, 2014.