California State Prison – Los Angeles (LAC) announced the passing of retired Correctional Officer Rudy Leyva on May 20, 2016.

He began his CDCR career in September 1985 at the California Correctional Institution (CCI).

He transferred to LAC in January 1993. He promoted to Correctional Sergeant in August 1994. In November 1999, he voluntarily demoted back to officer.

He remained at LAC until he retired in July 2008.