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Podcast dives into recruitment, Academy life

This week’s episode of the “CDCR Unlocked” podcast focuses on correctional officer recruitment. CDCR is hiring 2,000 correctional officers in the next year to fill statewide vacancies.

Sergeant Corey Ringer sits down with Captain Dennis McTaggart from the Backgrounds Investigation Unit and former Cadet/now graduated Correctional Officer Esmeralda Rodriguez as they talk about their path to CDCR and share insight into the online features in the hiring process to fast track candidates.

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