Amado Soriano

Deuel Vocational Institution (DVI) – RC Intake reported the recent passing of retired Correctional Officer Amado Soriano. He started his CDCR career in September 1985. Upon his graduation from the Basic Correctional Officer Academy, he transferred to DVI where he...

Christopher Holmberg

California Correctional Center (CCC) reported the passing of Correctional Officer Christopher Holmberg on May 16, 2019. He began his CDCR in September 2008 at CCC, where he remained for 11 years.

Jeremy Nichols

Centinela State Prison (CEN) reported the passing of Supervisor of Correctional Education Program Principal Jeremy Nichols on May 21, 2019. He began his CDCR career in October 2017 at CEN.

Jennifer Brittenum

The Division of Adult Parole Operations (DAPO) reported the May 22, 2019, passing of retired Parole Agent III Jennifer Brittenum. She started her career with DAPO in July 1996.  In 2010, she promoted to Parole Agent II Specialist in the Berkeley Parole Unit. In 2011,...

Thomas N. Leonard

Retired CDCR instructor Thomas “Tom” Leonard passed away May 17, 2019, according to information supplied by his family. After service in the U.S. Marine Corps, he joined CDCR in in 1961 and worked at Folsom Prison. After a period in private business, he...

Jeremy Nichols

Centinela State Prison reported the passing of Supervisor Correctional Education Program Principal Jeremy Nichols. He passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Nichols began his career with CDCR in October 2017 at Centinela.