Wasco State Prison – Reception Center (WSP-RC) reported the passing of retired Warden Michael H. Carrillo on May 21, 2017.

Warden Carrillo joined CDCR in 1967 as a Correctional Officer at the California Correctional Institution at Tehachapi.

He promoted numerous times through his 30-year career, which included being appointed the first Warden of WSP-RC in 1991.

He retired as Warden of WSP-RC in 1997.