Inmate Escape from Fenner Canyon Conservation Camp CC#41

VALYERMO, CA – On Sunday, March 28, 2010, at approximately 11:06 P.M., Inmate Carl Smith was confirmed to have escaped from Fenner Canyon Conservation Camp, located in Valyermo, California. Escape procedures were immediately initiated, to include notifying local...

Significant Progress Being Made on Juvenile Justice Reforms

DJJ Releases Annual Report to Court SACRAMENTO – Over the last three years the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Division of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) has successfully completed 82 percent of approximately 8,052 policy and program changes required...

CDCR Releases Central File of John Albert Gardner

Sacramento – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is making available the Central File of discharged offender John Albert Gardner, a suspect in a San Diego homicide case. CDCR does not ordinarily release the central file of any...