CDCR welcomed 218 new correctional officers after they successfully completed the Basic Correctional Officer Academy.
The academy graduation was held Dec. 2 at the Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Center in Galt.
Class 7-22A began on Aug. 29 and completed 520 hours of in-classroom instruction along with applied practicum and scenarios in:
- Key and Tool Control
- Use of Force
- Prevention of Infectious Disease
- Legal Issues
- Staff and Incarcerated Interactions
- Search and Property
- Firearm Qualifications
- Escape Prevention
- Fire Safety
- Report Writing
- Chemical Agents
- Security Threat Groups
- Crime Scene and Evidence Preservation
- The R in CDCR
- and more.
Please join Peace Officer Selection and Employee Development (POSED) in welcoming these new correctional officers from Class 7-22A into your institutions and into the CDCR family.
CDCR continues to hire correctional officers for positions statewide.
Photos by Lisa Hamrick and Sgt. Berberena