Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Daily Corrections Clips

CALIFORNIA PAROLE

CDCR parole agent killed in suspected impaired driving accident on Stockdale Highway
Anne Stegen, ABC 23 Bakersfield 
 

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The victim of a suspected impaired driving accident was a California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation parole agent.

CALIFORNIA INMATES

Female Inmates at Folsom Prison Offered Hi-Tech Training
Lonnie Wong, Fox 40 News
 

SACRAMENTO –California’s Prison Industry Authority (PIA) has kicked off a program that trains women prisoners in computer aided design (CAD).  The six-month program has students working to design and build mechanical items for its construction program.
 

Seven inmates hurt in Calipatria prison riot
Bob Pool, The Los Angeles Times

About 200 prisoners were involved in a riot Tuesday at Calapatria State Prison that injured seven inmates, officials of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.

“Note: To read CDCR’s press release on this issue, click on this link.
http://cdcrtoday.blogspot.com/2014/03/riot-at-calipatria-state-prison-under.html
 

REALIGNMENT

Realignment key issue in Sacramento district attorney’s race

Andy Furillo, The Sacramento Bee

Over the past two years, as California has shifted responsibility for tens of thousands of convicted felons from state prisons to county jails and probation rolls, law enforcement officials across the state have stepped up the debate on the merits of punishment vs. rehabilitation – and where the balance lies between public safety and second chances.

AB 109 offender arrested after early morning river chase

Record Searchlight staff

A Redding man is behind bars after police say he brandished a weapon at officers and fled into the Sacramento River south of town in an attempt to evade capture.

Funds for new jail may be in jeopardy

S.J. ranking could drop after appeal
Zachary K. Johnson, The Stockton Record

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County's plan to build a new jail could be thwarted by a Tuesday recommendation from a state panel that threatens to overturn a decision earlier this year to award more than $33 million to the county.


CORRECTIONS RELATED

Search continues for escaped suspected murderer
La Paz County Task Force offers a $1,000 reward for Anderson's location and arrest
Palo Verde Valley Times

BLYTHE, Calif. - After spending the day, March 10 searching for suspected murderer, Mickey Anderson, in Blythe, local law enforcement and Parker, Ariz. law enforcement continue looking for the escaped inmate.