Setting the Record Straight on Realignment

Realignment is not an “early release program.” No state prison inmates have been or will be released early.There have been no inmate transfers from state prison to county jails.The state has provided funding to the counties to help meet any increased expenses under...

CDCR Officer and K-9 Killed in Car Crash

The officer and dog died this morning in San Diego County en route to an assignmentSACRAMENTO – Correctional Officer Gilbert Cortez and his K-9 Mattie died this morning when their car rolled off the road. They and four other K-9 teams in separate cars were driving...

CDCR’s Response to Dr. Raymond Patterson:

“We adamantly reject this monitor’s suggestion that the state is indifferent to the issue of suicide prevention. Far from it. California has one of the most robust prison suicide prevention programs in the nation.California’s prison suicide rate is half that of local...