Frederick Schmidt, retired CCII, passes away

Retired Correctional Counselor II (Specialist) Frederick “Fred” Schmidt passed away May 20, 2022. He began his career at California Correctional Institution (CCI) in September 1977. Schmidt became a Materials and Stores Supervisor in July 1982. He then promoted to Correctional Counselor I in August 1984.

He promoted again to Correctional Counselor II (CCII) Supervisor in June 1998. Lastly, he became a CCII Specialist, where he remained until retiring in May 2004.

During his career, he also worked at CSP-Los Angeles County in mid-2001 and Wasco State Prison from 1995 through 1998.

“CCI sends our condolences and thoughts to the family and friends of Frederick ‘Fred’ Schmidt,” according to a statement issued by the institution.

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