CDCR implementing its new gang management reforms

Case-by-case reviews of gang-validated inmates an important step in new Security Housing Unit policy SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is now implementing a pilot program that will reduce long-term confinement in Security...

CDCR Checks on 1703 Sex Offenders during Operation Boo

Compliance checks result in 85 arrests statewide; 5 parolees-at-large apprehended; new charges filed against 5 known predators; weapons, drugs and child porn confiscated SACRAMENTO – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) parole agents...

Inmate shot at High Desert State Prison during assault

Susanville – On Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at approximately 2:40 pm, a 36-year-old High Desert State Prison (HDSP) inmate was shot in the right hip as he was kicking another inmate in the head.  Two additional suspects were also seen kicking the victim of the...

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...