State Prison Escapee Recaptured

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) special agents today announced the arrest of Carolyn Macy in Fairfax, Virginia, 12 years after she had escaped from detention in Los Angeles. “I commend our special agent for investigating...

New Report Shows Recidivism Rate Continues to Decline

Recidivism rate is 63.7 percent, down from 65.1 the year before SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) today released the 2012 Outcome Evaluation Report, the third in a series of annual reports tracking the recidivism rates of...

Solar Power Ramped Up at Four California Prisons

Discounted power saves tax dollars, curbs greenhouse emissions The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) today announced that solar energy fields that generate electrical power for four of its prisons are now running at full capacity, thereby...