Costumed canines made their way through the High Acute Units at California Health Care Facility (CHCF) to celebrate Halloween. The festive pooch parade brought smiles to inmates and staff alike.
A grandmother’s request for a CHCF Visiting Room sergeant to encourage her grandson to do better in school has turned into a broader program to help children visiting their incarcerated fathers. Called “Reach for the Stars,” Sgt. Lewis hopes the children turn around their grades and continue on a positive educational path.
It was no ordinary day for an off-duty correctional officer on his way home from the store when he suddenly found himself helping a driver who suffered a medical situation with two young children in the car.