The California  Men’s  Colony reported the passing  of Correctional  Officer James Triplett on Feb. 4.

Officer Triplett began his career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation as a Medical Technical Assistant at CMC on Aug. 1, 2000. In August 2001, he transferred to the California Institution for Men. In March 2002, he returned home to CMC where he later became a Correctional Officer in May 2007.