Incapacitated Inmate Granted Medical Parole Under New Law

DELANO — Today, the California Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) granted medical parole to inmate Michael Barnes, the fourth inmate to be granted medical parole this year. Inmate Barnes was referred to the Board because he met the criteria of Penal Code Section...

Incapacitated Inmate Granted Medical Parole Under New Law

DELANO — Today, the California Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) granted medical parole to inmate Edward Rister, the fifth inmate to be granted medical parole this year. Inmate Rister was referred to the Board because he met the criteria of Penal Code (PC) Section...

Statement by CDCR on Inmate Hunger Strike

SACRAMENTO – Today, Matthew Cate, Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), announced that inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison have ended their hunger strike. “Hunger strikes are a dangerous and ineffective way for prisoners to...