A boisterous send-off signaled the end to a jubilant ceremony for 28 youth correctional counselors and 10 youth correctional officers of Class 1-17-J, Cheyenne Company at the end of CDCR’s 16-week Basic Correctional Juvenile Academy (BCJA). The graduates have been designated for one of three Division of Juvenile Justice facilities in California.
Folsom State Prison Correctional Officer Nicholas Young went above the call when he donated bone marrow to help save a young girl’s life.
The 2016 Our Promise Campaign – previously the California State Employees Charitable Campaign (CSECC) – has finally concluded and the results are in. The 2016 campaign raised $6.1 million for nonprofit organizations throughout the state, country and world. Over $569,000 of that monumental amount is because of over 3,600 CDCR donors contributing to meaningful foundations, as low as $5 each month from their paychecks.
The department’s biennial report dated 1959-1960 outlined the new facility coming online at California Men’s Colony. This document provides a snapshot of the institution in 1960 and its vision for the future.
Six members of custody staff at California Correction Center (CCC) were assaulted by a group of approximately 30 inmates today at 6:30 a.m. in the dining hall.
While their families may not have physically been present, the men completing their first cycle of GOGI (Going Out by Going In) Peer Coach Training at California State Prison Corcoran certainly felt their support for their rehabilitative efforts.
Mule Creek State Prison retains the honor of being CDCR’s 2016 top fundraising institution – raising over $30,000 for the Special Olympics of Northern California.
What began as a normal drive home after picking up his son from daycare turned into a rescue operation for Sierra Conservation Center Correctional Counselor II Daniel Kirk.
Four inmate firefighters from Mule Creek State Prison rescued a large dog from a residential structure fire on Feb. 25.
The High Desert State Prison “Blue Crease” inmate Veteran’s Group on Facility B recently conducted a flag-folding ceremony for staff and the inmate population on Facility B. The group explained each fold of the flag and the history behind the ceremony.