California Men’s Colony (CMC) reported the passing retired Correctional Sergeant Tyrone Leekins on Aug. 20, 2018.

He began his CDCR career with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in September 1995, at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center in Galt.

He reported to the Correctional Training Facility in Soledad in October 1995. In February 1996, he transferred to CMC.

He promoted to Correctional Sergeant in May 2004.  He spent the remainder of his career at CMC, where he served in the Honor Guard for many years. He retired in 2013.