Ironwood State Prison Accounting Officer Ana Doyle was returning home from vacation when a car ahead of them crossed the center divider and collided head-on with a big rig near Joshua Tree National Park. Doyle and her husband parked their vehicle, making sure their young children were secure, then raced toward the mangled car.
A quiet summer Saturday found an off-duty registered nurse pulling someone from a swift-moving river. On Saturday, June 17, Folsom State Prison (FSP) Supervising Registered Nurse II David Toman was spending time with his family and their dog, enjoying the Bridgeport South Yuba River State Park in Penn Valley. Then he heard a cry for help and saw a man going under in the river’s swift current.
While patrolling the perimeter of Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI), a correctional sergeant saw a vehicle go off the road into a nearby field, roll several times and eject the driver. The sergeant radioed for help from a correctional officer, then ran to aid the victim.
Parole agents Elizabeth Ledoux and Anthony Osorio were on the hunt for a parolee at large when they stumbled upon an armed attack, resulting in the arrest of one attacker and the medical transport of a stabbing victim.
A van pool of employees from California State Prison, Corcoran (COR), witnessed a vehicle accident while on their way to work. The van pulled over and the employees jumped into action.
When the shooting started at the Las Vegas concert, an off-duty correctional officer returned to his hotel room, retrieved his weapon and assisted police. California Institution for Men Officer Jason Peacock attended the Route 91 festival in Las Vegas and was enjoying the show when the shooting started. He managed to get a group to safety, grabbed his gun from his room, and returned to the venue to assist local police.