California Institution for Women (CIW) reported the passing of retired Correctional Lt. Michael Krinock on October 7, 2016.

Upon completion of the Basic Correctional Officer Academy, he reported to the California Institution for Men in 1982. He transferred to CIW in 1989.

At CIW, he promoted to Sergeant and then to Lieutenant. He remained at CIW until he retired in 2006.