California State Prison, Solano, reported the passing of retired Correctional Sgt. Julius Tabbs on Aug. 21.
Sgt. Tabbs started his career with the department in 1971 as a Correctional Officer at the California Medical Facility.
He promoted to Sergeant at Headquarters and transferred to California State Prison, Solano, where he retired in 1992.
He also served as union president for the local chapter of the California Correctional Peace Officers Association.
Funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 28, at St. Paul’s Church, 3996 14th Ave., Sacramento.