Michael LaFever, retired officer, passes away

Obituary photo for Michael LaFever.

Retired Correctional Officer Michael LaFever passed away May 3, 2023. He began his career with the department in March 1997 as a Medical Technical Assistant at CSP-Los Angeles County.

LaFever transferred to California Correctional Institution in May 1997. He returned to CSP-Los Angeles County in November 2000. In March 2002, he transferred to Chuckwalla Valley State Prison.

He became a correctional officer in September 2006 at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison where he remained until retiring in March 2019.

“Our sincerest condolences to Michael’s family, loved ones, and friends,” according to a statement issued by the institution.

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