CEREMONY FOR SLAIN CORRECTIONAL PEACE OFFICERS

At the annual Wreath Laying Ceremony Friday morning, Governor Pete Wilson will pay tribute to Ineasie M. Baker, a Youth Counselor who was slain August 9, 1996, allegedly by one of the wards she was supervising. Hers is the 34th name to be added to the Correctional...

CALIFORNIA PRISONS WIN MAJOR COURT VICTORY

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today reversed a contempt of court order against the California Department of Corrections saying U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence Karlton overstepped his authority in making such a ruling. “I am elated at this decision”...

UPDATE ON SACRAMENTO PRISON INMATE DISTURBANCE

Accounts of all staff present during Friday’s racial disturbance between Black and Hispanic inmates at California State Prison, Sacramento has provided more precise information than was available immediately after the incident was brought under control. The...