The Correctional Training Facility (CTF) recently reported the passing retired Correctional Capt. Russell Alan Pope Sr.Russell Pope Obit

He began his CDCR career in March 1980. He promoted to Correctional Sergeant in August 1983.

He transferred to California Men’s Colony and promoted to Correctional Lieutenant in April 1987.

He transferred back to CTF in June 1989. He promoted to Captain at CTF in September 1999.

He retired in October 2008.