Inmate Walks Away from Washington Ridge Conservation Camp

Inmate Walks Away from Washington Ridge Conservation Camp

NEVADA CITY – California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the California Correctional Center (CCC) Washington Ridge Conservation Camp in Nevada County on September 18, 2018....

CDCR Mourns Death of Kern Valley State Prison Officer

On Friday, September 14, Kern Valley State Prison (KVSP) correctional officer Armando Gallegos, died unexpectedly in a Hanford hospital. Gallegos, 56, had worked at KVSP since graduating from the Basic Correctional Officer Academy in 2005. He remained at the prison...

CDCR Honors Staff at 33rd Annual Medal of Valor Ceremony

Sixteen employees receive department’s highest award for heroism at the October 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas ELK GROVE – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) honored 68 employees today during its 33rd annual Medal of Valor Ceremony....