Folsom State Prison reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer William Mallot on Feb. 22.

Officer Mallot began his career in 1996 with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) as a cadet at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center.

On July 15, 1996, upon graduating the academy, Officer Mallot reported to Salinas Valley State Prison. On June 14, 1999, Officer Mallot transferred to Folsom State Prison, where he worked until retiring from CDCR on July 31, 2014.