Retired Correctional Officer John “Johnny” Berlanga passed away Feb. 7, 2023.
Berlanga began his career with the department in November 1987 as a Correctional Officer at California Correctional Institution (CCI).
He worked at the institution his entire career, retiring in July 2018.
“CCI sends their thoughts and prayers to the Berlanga family, his friends and coworkers he met along his career,” according to a statement issued by the institution.
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