CDCR Annual Report Now Available Online

“Corrections – Moving Forward” Contains 20 Years of Data, Recidivism Rates, Summaries of Key Demographics for CDCR PopulationSACRAMENTO – Did you know that the three-year recidivism rate in California for adult inmates is about 60 percent? How about the fact that...

Inmate Susan Atkins Dies of Natural Causes

Chowchilla – Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF) inmate Susan Denise Atkins, 61, who had been serving a life term for seven counts of first-degree murder, died of natural causes at 11:46 p.m. on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at the prison’s...

CDCR Sends Layoff Letters to 1,443 Employees

Follows last week’s announcement to Reduce Rehabilitation BudgetSACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) today sent State Restriction of Appointments (SROA) letters to employees affected by a $250 million budget reduction in...