Prison Doctor Recovering from Inmate Assault

Two correctional sergeants suffered minor injuriesIONE – A staff physician is recovering from injuries she suffered yesterday from an attack by a Mule Creek State Prison inmate.Shortly after 8 a.m. on August 12, 2013, inmate Robert Daniel Perry, 61, arrived to a...

Hunger Strike Update

SACRAMENTO – As of today, 364 inmates in seven state prisons are on a hunger strike disturbance, down from 12,421 inmates on July 11, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). An inmate is considered to be on a hunger strike...

CDCR Responds to Supreme Court Denying a Stay

SACRAMENTO – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Secretary Jeff Beard made the following statement today in response to the U.S. Supreme Court denying a stay of the Three-Judge Court order to continue reducing the state’s prison...

Mass Hunger Strike Update

SACRAMENTO – As of today, 561 inmates in nine state prisons are on a mass hunger strike disturbance, down from 12,421 inmates on July 11, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). An inmate is considered to be on a hunger strike...