Sierra Conservation Center reported the passing of retired Correctional Sergeant Doug Bakewell on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Sgt. Bakewell attended the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center in February 1991. He worked as a Correctional Officer at California Correctional Institution (CCI) from 1991 until he transferred to California State Prison Los Angeles County (LAC) in 1993.

In 1998, he promoted to Correctional Sergeant at CCI, where he stayed until 2004.

In 2004, he subsequently joined the Conservation Camp Program working at Holton, Acton and Fenner Canyon, where he retired on Jan. 29, 2015.

Services for Sgt. Bakewell will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Febr. 7, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. Central Christian Church, 3131 West Avenue J, Lancaster.