Charles ‘Chuck’ Bennett

The California Correctional Center (CCC) reported the passing of Correctional Officer Charles “Chuck” Bennett on Dec. 21, 2016.

He started his CDCR career at CCC in April 1996. In January 2001, he was assigned to the Salt Creek Conservation Camp No. 7.

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5 Responses

  1. F.R Tuesday, February 21, 2017 / 6:08 am

    From the first day I got to the camp officer Bennett was always that person that made you feel comfortable to talk to. He always had a good joke and even better advice , not just for me but every one. He was fair and made the camp the best . From a former inmate and from some of the other guys still there, rest in peace. My condolences to his family and friends.

  2. M. Hernandez Thursday, January 5, 2017 / 2:30 pm

    Condolences, from Oak Glen Conservation Camp, CC#35

  3. 2ndWatchC/O Thursday, January 5, 2017 / 12:47 pm

    Chuck was an awesome guy! He always made me laugh and he was a very hard worker. I am saddened by his passing and I know that personally and professionally he will be missed.
    See you on the other side brother!

  4. K.T. Tuesday, January 3, 2017 / 12:36 pm

    Chuck was one of the good guys! I was saddened to return from vacation and learn that we lost him way too soon. He was allways smiling and joking around, with a wink for us all. I hope his family knows how highly we thought of Chuck here at C.C.C. End of watch…. for now, untill I see you again upstairs!!

  5. J.V. CCC Sunday, January 1, 2017 / 1:26 am

    Chuck was one of those guys that you hope to get as a partner. He spent 14 years in the Navy and started the dept at the age of 34; he knew how to work hard and how to handle stress. He also knew how to tell a good joke, how to make everyone around him feel at ease, and how to be a team player. He is one of those rare individuals who was truly loved by everyone who knew him. Sincerest condolences to his wife of 31 years, Patty, and his 4 daughters. He was only 54. RIP Chuck, love you my brother.

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