On Sept. 5, all seven dogs trained by inmates at CSP-Corcoran passed their American Kennel Club canine good citizen test with flying colors, according to organizers of Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue. “I’m so glad we were able to see this round through to the finish,” said Facility Capt. Bonita Weaver.
Crisis Response Teams (CRT) from Centinela, Calipatria and Ironwood state prisons along with Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility conducted a joint training exercise at Calipatria State Prison. The teams trained in full mission profile for hostage rescue and active shooter scenarios. The training involved over 60 CRT personnel.
Recently, the Crime Victims’ Assistance Network recognized the state office responsible for giving a voice to crime victims and their families: the Office of Victims and Survivor Rights & Services.
Multiple units from CDCR recently participated in a massive takedown of gang leadership in the greater Fresno area. Dubbed “Operation Alpha Dog,” the operation involved law enforcement and prosecutor from the federal, state and county level.
California Medical Facility has donated $4,600.90 from inmate food sales and multiple bicycles to the Community Action North Bay organization, which focuses on homeless prevention.