A state crime victims group honored Correctional Training Facility (CTF) staff members earlier this year for helping crime victims at parole hearings.
Youth at NCYCC’s O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility (OHC) and neighboring N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility (NAC) earned participation in a bevy of summer break activities in July by not exhibiting violent behavior. Staff organized recreational events each day of the month. NCYCC Superintendent Linda Bridges said youth showed trepidation in the first few days ― though that atmosphere quickly dissipated.
On their way back from lunch June 29, Ironwood State Prison Correctional Officer Brian Blue and Sgt. Joseph Waltman assisted in stopping the attempted abduction of a child in a courthouse parking lot.
Calipatria State Prison (CAL) recently hosted renowned author Victor Villasenor as a guest speaker for a graduation of inmates receiving GEDs and AA degrees. He also gave a two-hour presentation to another group of the inmate population at CAL.
Parolee mentors and their successes were celebrated recently by the Division of Adult Parole Operations’ Mid-City District in Southern California. Three parolees were recognized for successfully discharging parole supervision.