Inmate Death at Folsom State Prison Under Investigation

Law enforcement officials are investigating a homicide that occurred Saturday in a medium-security Unit at Folsom State Prison. (FSP) Inmate Richard Allen Leonard died after being assaulted with a slashing-type weapon. Responding staff began life-saving procedures...

Just Released: LAO’s Realignment Assessment

The non-partisan California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) released a report yesterday, February 22, 2012, entitled, “The 2012-13 Budget: The 2011 Realignment of Adult Offenders – An Update.”  The update includes a summary of the status of Realignment and...

CDCR Vacancies to be Posted Weekly

Offered as aid to staying with the Department To assist employees in retaining employment with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), the Department will be posting current vacancy information on a weekly basis to the CDCR Intranet and...

New CDCR Contraband Cell Phones website live

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has created a new Contraband Cell Phones webpage. The new webpage includes a video describing the new law that criminalizes unauthorized cell phones inside state prison, information on the K-9...