Friday, August 2, 2013

Daily Corrections Clips

CDCR Institutions/Camps

San Bernardino - For 67 years, CAL FIRE and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation have been operating Conservation Camps utilizing incarcerated men and women to fight fire and help protect the citizens their property and the resources of California.  The Conservation Camp program began in 1946 when the Rainbow Conservation Camp was established in San Diego County.  CAL FIRE is currently authorized to operate 196 fire crews year-round.

April Charlton, The Adobe Press
Nearly two years into a plan to shift responsibility for low-level state prisoners to county jails, San Luis Obispo County officials are reporting positive results for local implementation of the state-mandated program.