Oprah Winfrey Visits Two CDCR Institutions

CBS News 60 Minutes special contributor Oprah Winfrey recently visited Pelican Bay State Prison and California State Prison-Solano to report on the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) reforms to Security Housing Units (SHU). During her...

CDCR’s Male Community Reentry Program

By Quincy Whitt, CC III, MCRP-LA 2 and Brian Peterson, CC III, MCRP Kern CDCR’s efforts for offender rehabilitation can be seen from the hard work of dedicated staff and the commitment of participants in the Male Community Reentry Program (MCRP). This voluntary...

Inmate Walks Away While Fighting Canyon 2 Fire

CHINO – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away while fighting the Canyon 2 Fire in Orange County. Inmate Armando Castillo, 31, who is assigned to Oak Glen Conservation Camp...