Alphonso Wimbley

California State Prison-Corcoran reported the passing of Correctional Officer Alphonso Wimbley on March 27, 2017. Officer Wimbley was killed in a car accident which also claimed the lives of his wife Kristin and son Kyan. He began his career at…

Tony O. Fernando

The Correctional Training Facility (CTF) reported the passing retired Correctional Officer Tony O. Fernando on Feb. 17, 2017. He began his career at the Academy in March 1983.  Tony was assigned to CTF in June 1983. He retired in December…

Abel Olmedo

The California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) reported the passing of former Correctional Officer Abel Olmedo on March 13, 2017. He started his CDCR career in 1999 at the Correctional Training Facility, Soledad. In 2000, he transferred to California State Prison, Los…

Scott Van Blaricom

Folsom State Prison (FSP) reported the passing of Scott Van Blaricom on March 15, 2017. He began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation as a Cadet at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center in September…

Michael Eskew

Wasco State Prison-Reception Center (WSP-RC) reported the passing of retired Correctional Counselor I Michael Eskew on March 14, 2017. He joined CDCR in November 1990 as a Correctional Officer at California Correctional Institution (CCI).  He transferred to WSP-RC in May…

William A. Bumby

Pelican Bay State Prison (PBSP) reported the passing of Correctional Officer William A. Bumby on March 14, 2017. He started the Basic Correctional Officers Academy in November 2002. He reported to PBSP in October 2003.

Abdul Shahid Muhammad

Imam Abdul Shahid Muhammad, a Fresno interfaith leader and retired Muslim chaplain, passed on March 7, 2017. He worked as a Muslim chaplain for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for more than 20 years, provided Islamic religious services…

Angelica Cardiel

Centinela State Prison (CEN ) reported the passing of Correctional Officer Angelica Cardiel on Monday, March 6, 2017. She began her career as a Cadet in March 2001 at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Facility. After graduation, she reported…

Robert J. Krivinko

Avenal State Prison (ASP) reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Robert J. Krivinko on March 6, 2017. He started his CDCR career in August 1987 at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Facility. He then reported to ASP as…

Vivian Purvis

The California Medical Facility (CMF) reported the passing of retired Office Technician Vivian Purvis on March 7, 2017. She her career at CMF on January 1987. She went on to serve CMF as an Office Assistant for the next 19…