Michael Steele

California Medical Facility (CMF) recently reported the passing of retired Correctional Officer Michael Steele. He began his CDCR career with CMF in April 2006 as an Electronics Technician. In May 2007, he transferred to the Department of Developmental Services,...

Earl Weldon Legate

The Correctional Training Facility recently reported the passing of retired Sgt. Earl Weldon Legate. He began his CDCR career in June 1982. He promoted to Correctional Sergeant in September 1987. He retired in December 1996.

Roxy Burgoin

North Kern State Prison (NKSP) – RC Intake reported the passing of Office Technician Roxy Burgoin on April 4, 2019. She began her CDCR career in October 2000 as an Office Assistant at Wasco State Prison. She also worked at NKSP and Kern Valley State Prison before...
Sac State Criminal Justice Program leaves footprint at CDCR

Sac State Criminal Justice Program leaves footprint at CDCR

The Division of Criminal Justice at Sacramento State University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Among the more than 16,000 graduates of the program over the decades are many CDCR staffers. Inside CDCR asked some of them to reminisce about attending the program and its effect on their careers.

David R. Johns

California State Prison – Solano (SOL) recently reported the passing of retired Associate Warden (AW) David R. Johns. He began his CDCR career in July 1979, and worked at the California Institution for Men and San Quentin State Prison. In October 2002, he transferred...