Go behind the scenes of RJD’s Facebook Live feed

Go behind the scenes of RJD’s Facebook Live feed

Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility (RJD) joined forces with the Office of Public and Employee Communications (OPEC) to broadcast the San Diego prison’s first-ever Facebook Live video. Krissi Khokhobashvili, deputy chief of the Office of External Affairs, with the organization and filming skills of Public Information Officers Ike Dodson and Allie Powell, and the help from some curious viewers, interviewed RJD staff and inmates on their experiences living and working in a program-focused facility.

CVSP celebrates three decades of public safety

CVSP celebrates three decades of public safety

On Oct. 19, Chuckawalla Valley State Prison (CVSP) celebrated its 30-year anniversary. CVSP staff along with Ironwood State Prison staff, Blythe Chief of Police, Blythe City Manager, the Mayor of Blythe, and numerous members of the community were present to celebrate. Also in attendance was former Warden John Salazar, who was the Warden at CVSP in 2008 and had a time capsule sealed with the intention that it would be opened on the 30-year celebration.