Walk-Away from Conservation Camp Apprehended in Chico

Sacramento — A minimum-security inmate who walked away from Salt Creek Conservation Camp near Paskenta, west of Willows, on Sunday, March 11, 2012, was apprehended about 4:30 a.m. Monday in Chico by special agents from the California Department of Corrections...

Health care CEO named for new Stockton medical facility

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and California Correctional Health Care Services announce the appointment of Nate Elam as health care CEO to head the California Health Care Facility (CHCF) in Stockton.  The $900 million, 1.2 million...

CDCR Report Outlines New Strategy for Management of Gangs

For decades, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has been managing the most violent and sophisticated prison gangs in the nation. California prison gangs are connected to major criminal activity and have had influences on nearly every...

State Awards $602 million to Counties for Jail Construction

Sacramento – In a major action to ease overcrowding and effectively implement Governor Brown’s Realignment program, the Corrections Standards Authority (CSA) today awarded $602 million to 11 counties for the expansion or construction of county jails.  “This provides a...