The California Correctional Institution (CCI) reported the passing of retired Correctional Lieutenant Michael Tarver on Aug. 16, 2016.

He began his CDCR career at Atascadero State Hospital as a Food Service Technician in April 1976.

He was appointed to Correctional Officer at the California Men’s Colony in November 1976.

He transferred to CCI as a Sergeant in May 1984 and promoted to Lieutenant in May 1987.

He retired in September 2005.