California State Prisons Chief Departing After Overseeing Shrinking SystemHe took over a system that was once the nation's largest but faced a federal court order to reduce overcrowding.
California Corrections Officers Injured In Inmate Attacks At Represa FacilityState corrections spokesman Aaron Konrad says two inmates at California State Prison-Sacramento began stabbing another prisoner with a homemade weapon around 10:15 a.m. Thursday.
Review: Intoxicated, Off-Duty Prison Guards With Firearms A Problem For California CorrectionsOne correctional officer danced atop a bar while drunkenly flashing his gun several times at private citizens in the tavern. Another drunken officer pointed a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun at a citizen's chest during an argument.
Experts: Reducing Prison Populations Best Way To Keep Sex Offenders Safe Behind BarsCalifornia's extraordinary rate of prison homicides is rekindling a debate over whether the state needs to further reduce its prison population to ensure inmates' safety.
CDCR: Prison Gangs' Rumored Threats Against Officers Not CredibleThis year ends with highly publicized police shootings of unarmed black men, the murders of two NYPD officers and massive, sometimes destructive, protests across the nation.
Galt Private Investigator Arrested For Impersonating Peace OfficerA retired parole officer was arrested on Tuesday in front of Yolo County jail for impersonating a peace officer in order to obtain information on a case he's working.
UPDATE: Inmate Captured After Escape From State Prison CampA minimum security inmate who escaped on Tuesday morning from Ishi Conservation Camp, which is located just outside Paynes Creek in Tehama County, was taken back into custody about 10 hours later.
10 Hospitalized After New Folsom Prison RiotAt least ten inmates have been hospitalized after a riot broke out early Wednesday afternoon at the California State Prison, Sacramento, forcing correctional officers to open fire to subdue the melee, authorities said.