Mass Hunger Strike Update

SACRAMENTO – As of today, 561 inmates in nine state prisons are on a mass hunger strike disturbance, down from 12,421 inmates on July 11, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). An inmate is considered to be on a hunger strike...

Inmate Death at Mule Creek State Prison Under Investigation

IONE– Investigators at Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) and the Amador County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide due to injuries received during an apparent in-cell disturbance on Friday. Inmate Thomas Hurst, 43,...

CDCR to Receive Top Honors at GTC West

On August 21, 2013 during the 2013 Government Technology Conference (GTC) West, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), Enterprise Information Services (EIS) team will receive top honors for launching the Best Application Serving an...

CDCR Dedicates New Mental Health Facility in Corcoran

SACRAMENTO –The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) today dedicated a newly constructed mental health treatment facility at Corcoran State Prison, the latest addition to the department’s $2 billion expansion of medical and mental health...