The Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJDCF) was notified of the passing of Correctional Officer Em-on Labnongsang.

Officer Labnongsang passed away on February 20 while battling an illness.

Officer Labnongsang began her career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation at North Kern State Prison on Nov. 6, 1993.

On April 28, 1997, she transferred to the RJDCF, where she worked the remainder of her career.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Labnongsang’s family and friends during this time of loss, as she was well known and respected by all staff at the RJDCF.