The California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) reported the passing of former Correctional Officer Abel Olmedo on March 13, 2017.

He started his CDCR career in 1999 at the Correctional Training Facility, Soledad.

In 2000, he transferred to California State Prison, Los Angeles County.  In 2014, he transferred to CRC where he remained until he resigned from state service in March 2016.