Ironwood State Prison (ISP) reported the passing of retired Correctional Lt. Jerry Callahan on March 22, 2017.

He began his CDCR career in November 1988, as a Cadet at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center.

He served as a Correctional Officer at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison from December 1988 to August 1996 when he promoted to Correctional Sergeant.

In September 2001, he promoted to Lieutenant at Calipatria State Prison. He transferred to Ironwood State Prison in August 2011.

He retired in February 2012.