California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC), reported the April 23, 2020, passing of retired Principal of Education Steve Salvador Arriola.
Arriola was part of the activation team at LAC in February 1993 as a vocational instructor.
He later attended the Basic Correctional Officers Academy, serving as a CO at California Institution for Men and LAC.
He returned to his instructor roots when he accepted a position as the Principal of Education at LAC. He later transferred to Central California Women’s Facility in Chowchilla where he retired in December 2011.