Correctional Sergeant Brian Pyle passes away

CDCR sergeant Brian Pyle and K-9 Drako
Sergeant Brian Pyle with Drako. (CDCR file photo.)

California Medical Facility (CMF) reported the passing of Correctional K-9 Sergeant Brian Pyle on Sept. 29, 2017.

He began his CDCR career in July 1995 at Pleasant Valley State Prison after graduation from the Basic Correctional Officer Academy in Galt in June 1995.

He worked in different capacities at Valley State Prison for Women, Wasco State Prison, and CDCR Headquarters before promoting to Sergeant at Folsom State Prison in January 2015.

He transferred to CMF in January 2015, where he became part of CMF’s Investigative Services Unit (ISU) with his K-9 Drako.