Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP) reports the passing of retired Correctional Officer Terry Girard.

Officer Girard began his career with the California Department of Corrections on Aug. 19, 1983 as a Correctional Officer at the California Institution for Men (CIM).

He transferred to CVSP Nov. 15, 1988 and continued his career as a Correctional Officer until he retired Jan. 31, 2005.

He returned to CVSP on Feb.1, 2006 as a retired annuitant until June 30, 2007.