The Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF) reported the passing of retired Correctional Lt. Michael Allen April 22, 2016.

He started his CDCR career in March 1987 as a Correctional Officer at Avenal State Prison.

He transferred to CCWF in October 1990. In December 1993, he promoted to Correctional Sergeant, and in June 1998, he promoted to Correctional Lieutenant.

He worked at CCWF worked until his retirement in 2012.