A correctional officer was injured during an attack by an inmate Saturday, Nov. 18, at California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC) in Lancaster. At around 8 p.m., two officers approached inmate George Hudson, 30, in the dayroom of his housing unit to inform him he had been found guilty of a Rules Violation Report (RVR) for possession of a cellphone and was being placed on restricted status. Hudson rapidly walked away from the officers and into his cell, where one officer attempted to place him in handcuffs. Hudson turned toward the officer and punched him in the nose.
From March through October, 60 Level IV inmates at CSP-Los Angeles County passed the Defy Ventures program, donning caps and gowns to receive their certificates.
Staff, inmates and artists at California State Prison-Los Angeles County (LAC) are stepping outside the box and onto the stage when it comes to offender rehabilitation by offering an innovative program one would not expect to see inside a maximum-security prison.
A group of inmates at California State Prison-Los Angeles County are proving their dedication to rehabilitation through an innovative program that offers positive groups seven days a week.