Avenal State Prison (ASP) reported the passing of retired Correctional Counselor Mike Torres on May 15.

Counselor Torres began his career at ASP on April 13, 1998, and served until his service retired on Oct. 1, 2011.

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During funeral services on May 28, Avenal State Prison’s Honor Guard honored Counselor Torres. Chief Deputy Warden (A) Rosemary Ndoh presented his family with the U.S. Flag in honor of his service and dedication to public safety.