Retired Correctional Lieutenant Michael “Rambo” Ramirez passed away October 21, 2021. He was 55 years old.
He began his CDCR career in September 1998 at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center. After graduating the academy, he reported to the Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison (SATF). In 2006, he promoted to sergeant and in 2015, promoted to lieutenant.
Ramirez was a longstanding member of the Investigative Services Unit (ISU).
He retired in October 2019.
Services for Lieutenant Ramirez were held in Bakersfield.