2013 California crime rates decrease in every offense

The California Department of Justice recently released a report indicating that between 2012 and 2013 Crime in California is down in every offense. The report presents statistics for reported crimes, arrests, disposition of adult felony arrests, adult probation,...

CDCR Honors Employees at Medal of Valor Ceremony

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) honored 108 employees today during the annual Medal of Valor Ceremony. The Medal of Valor is earned by employees who distinguish themselves — whether on-duty or off — through bravery or...

Corrections Staff to be Honored for Bravery

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) will honor 107 employees from across the state Sept. 18 during its 30th annual Medal of Valor Ceremony. The ceremony will be held at the First Baptist Church of Elk Grove Community Center, where six...

Parolees Discover New Opportunities at Resource Fair

SACRAMENTO – Several hundred state parolees and county probationers found help on Friday in getting a fresh start at living a productive crime-free life. They attended a Resource Fair at Mather that was co-presented by the California Department of Corrections and...

***UPDATE on Walk Away from Ben Lomond Conservation Camp***

Santa Cruz, California –John Collard, 56, a minimum-security inmate from California Correctional Center walked away from Ben Lomond Conservation Camp (CC #45) on September 2, 2014. Inmate Collard left CC #45 driving a white 2006 Ford F250 4-door pickup. The truck no...