Taxpayers Benefit From Settlement

The California Department of Corrections (CDC) and TRW settled legal issues concerning development of a comprehensive electronic inmate records and movement monitoring system. The Correctional Management Information System (CMIS) will replace two older systems which...

CORRECTIONS AND TRW INC. REACH AGREEMENT ON CONTRACT

The Youth and Adult Correctional Agency and TRW Inc. today announced that they have reached an agreement for finalizing TRW’s work on the Agency’s Correctional Management Information System. TRW’s work focused on the analysis phase for designing and...

INMATES TESTED FOR TB

In just three days, the California Department of Corrections tested about 110,000 inmates for tuberculosis (TB) and then read the results. Medical staff began the tests Saturday, April 25 and read the results Monday, April 27. Between that time, inmate movement into...

CALIFORNIA INMATES DO HARD TIME

Hard labor returned to California prisons this month when the Department of Corrections launched a pilot project to see if physically demanding manual labor will discourage parolees from committing crimes. The goal is to enhance public safety by slamming shut the...