CDCR Honors Employees at Medal of Valor Ceremony

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) honored 108 employees today during the annual Medal of Valor Ceremony. The Medal of Valor is earned by employees who distinguish themselves — whether on-duty or off — through bravery or...

Parolees Discover New Opportunities at Resource Fair

SACRAMENTO – Several hundred state parolees and county probationers found help on Friday in getting a fresh start at living a productive crime-free life. They attended a Resource Fair at Mather that was co-presented by the California Department of Corrections and...

***UPDATE on Walk Away from Ben Lomond Conservation Camp***

Santa Cruz, California –John Collard, 56, a minimum-security inmate from California Correctional Center walked away from Ben Lomond Conservation Camp (CC #45) on September 2, 2014. Inmate Collard left CC #45 driving a white 2006 Ford F250 4-door pickup. The truck no...

Walk Away from Ben Lomond Conservation Camp (CC #45)

Santa Cruz, California – A minimum-security inmate from the California Correctional Center walked away from Ben Lomond Conservation Camp (CC #45) on September 2, 2014. The inmate, John Collard, 56, is a White male, 5’ 7” tall, who weighs 155 pounds, and has green eyes...