Prison Inmates Graduate from Construction Training

Union Partnerships Lead to Jobs and Lower Recidivism FOLSOM – Representing the largest graduating class since the inception of pre-apprenticeship training in 2006, 75 inmates received diplomas and certificates during graduation ceremonies today at Folsom State...

Deuel Vocational Institution Escapee Captured

TRACY – On Tuesday, May 27, 2008, at approximately 8:30 p.m., an escaped state prison inmate from Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy was captured. Tony Jones, 21, who escaped from custody Tuesday afternoon from the San Joaquin County Courthouse in Stockton, was...

**Special Op-ed By Secretary James E. Tilton**

James E. Tilton: Investing in prison reform pays in safety Published May 15, 2008 (Sacramento Bee) One year ago this month, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the most comprehensive and bipartisan prison reform legislation that California has ever seen. The law’s...