Media Are Welcome to Prison

Contrary to what many people have either read or heard somewhere in the media recently, California prisons have not banned media interviews with inmates. Inmate interviews are permitted. The media knows it, and the media is conducting them. Of the over 200 reporter...

CORRECTIONS OPENS TOLL-FREE LINE FOR CRIME VICTIMS

The California Department of Corrections has launched a new toll-free line for victims of crime as part of the Department’s increased emphasis on victims’ rights and services. Victims seeking help from Corrections can now call the following number free of charge:...

MEDIA PLANNING ADVISORY

A Marin County Superior Court Judge has delayed the April 14 execution for Horace Edwards Kelly at San Quentin State Prison. An advisory concerning media access to San Quentin will be issued if the execution is rescheduled. The current media witness list will be...

MEDIA ACCESS FOR EXECUTION

The California Department of Corrections has completed processing security clearances for media firms requesting to send representatives to San Quentin State Prison for the April 14 scheduled execution of Horace Edwards Kelly. Firms have been contacted by telephone...