Beyond the Badge
In Beyond the Badge, we highlight CDCR employees and retirees, their careers and efforts to achieve work-life balance through hobbies, volunteering and community involvement.
Avenal State Prison (ASP) and Golden Hills Adult School staff recently received honors for contributing to ASP and the community.
Staff appreciation can take many forms as shown by recent activities at CIM, CIW, CTF and SAC with barbecues and...
Sonia Padilla, the Correctional Business Manager for California Rehabilitation Center (CRC), is a busy woman. In her role, she is...
Read More About Meet Correctional Business Manager Sonia Padilla
Mule Creek State Prison’s (MCSP) recruitment team and Honor Guard attended the Sacramento State vs. Idaho State softball game.
Read More About MCSP recruiters attend Sac State softball game
Central California Women's Facility (CCWF) Lieutenant Monique Williams, with 22 years at CDCR, exemplifies dedication to the department's mission.
Read More About Lieutenant Monique Williams stays active in CDCR
Mattie Leyden's passion for cars has driven her to a career helping others learn skills to find jobs after prison....
Shaping the next generation of rehabilitation-minded correctional officers are those who’ve seen CDCR evolve over the years.
Read More About Trainer, cadet discuss today’s correctional officers
Correctional Officer Sal Villagomez has seen many changes during his 42-year career.
Read More About Meet Officer Sal Villagomez, 42 years on the job
As a correctional officer turned rehabilitative program mentor, Correctional Officer John Janvrin has seen all stages of self-growth within institutions....
Read More About Meet Correctional Officer, mentor John Janvrin
Two of CDCR’s six women-led K-9 teams are Ashley Brockmire and Villain at Sierra Conservation Center with Manae Hackett Contreras...