CDC POLICY OF INTEGRATING PRISON YARDS

Gang activity is one of the most serious threats to prison safety and security. Gang members who assault other inmates and prison staff are the most violent and predatory in California prisons. These predators are removed from general population and placed in Security...

STATE PRISON INMATES JOIN BATTLE AGAINST FIRES

More than 2,100 orange-suited California prison inmates are working side-by-side with other fire crews battling the numerous fires raging throughout the state. Inmates from 138 crews from 36 of the state’s 38 conservation camps are clearing fire lines on 15...

CORRECTIONAL OFFICER RECEIVES AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

Correctional Officer Lyn Pinckney of the California Department of Corrections (CDC) today was awarded the 1996 Richard A. McGee Award for his outstanding contributions to the community of Blythe and the significant savings of taxpayer dollars. Officer Pinckney has...