Former life-term offenders speak to parolees about turning their lives around and making healthy choices.
Two California Institution for Men K-9 teams showed elementary school students how the dogs search for contraband. It’s one of the many ways CDCR is involved in the community.
Everyone needs support at least every once in a while and Rosanna Rodriguez helps ensure they get it as CDCR’s Peer Support Program (PSP) Statewide Coordinator.
Correctional Officer Jimmy Chastain and his K-9 partner Mickey recently showed off their skills to a group of fifth-graders at Notre Dame Elementary School in Vacaville.
The Female Offender Treatment and Employment Program (FOTEP) in Fair Oaks held its first graduation for 12 female offenders who have completed the program and are headed back to their own communities. This time though, they’ll have the rehabilitative tools and support that they didn’t have before their incarceration.