MADDOCK RESPONDS TO BSA AUDIT OF PRISON INDUSTRIES

After reviewing the Bureau of State Audit’s (BSA) second audit of the Prison Industry Authority (PIA) in as many years, Corrections Interim Director Tom Maddock said he was encouraged. “PIA has made significant progress,” said Maddock, who also chairs the...

STATE PRISON INMATES JOIN BATTLE AGAINST FIRES

More than 1,500 orange-suited California prison inmates are working side-by-side with other fire crews battling the numerous fires raging throughout the state. Inmates from all of the state’s 38 conservation camps are cutting fire lines, clearing debris from the...