CDCR Meets Second Court Benchmark to Reduce Prison Crowding

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) today announced that it has met an important benchmark to reduce the state’s prison population. A Three-Judge Court order, affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court, requires CDCR to cut its...

WALK AWAY FROM OWENS VALLEY CONSERVATION CAMP

BISHOP – On June 22, 2012, at approximately 10:10 PM, two Sierra Conservation Center inmates assigned to Owens Valley Conservation Camp in Inyo County were discovered missing during a camp count.  Inmates Jessy Lopez and Otoniel Aldana, minimum custody inmates...

Juvenile Offender Graduates Earn Diplomas, GEDs In Ventura

SACRAMENTO—Fifty-five youth from the Mary B. Perry High School, located inside the Ventura Youth Correctional Facility in Camarillo, today received high school diplomas or GEDs, approximately one-third of the youthful offenders who will complete their education...