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California Prison Guard Pact: 9 Percent Raise Over 3 Years

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The union representing most California state prison guards says it has agreed to a new labor contract that includes a 9 percent salary increase over three years. 96 more words


California Backs Off Easing Standard For Inmate Firefighters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s new corrections chief is backing off a plan to lower standards for inmate firefighters, focusing instead on persuading county sheriffs to send more jail prisoners to the state program. 632 more words


IG Review of the High Desert Prison Finds Racism

Dec 21, 2015 (San Diego) The High Desert Prison is located in Susanville California, in Placer County. It is part of the state prison system, and most importantly, it is located in an isolated rural community. 1,497 more words

California Set To Award $500 Million To Jails In 15 Counties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California is set to award $500 million on Thursday to 15 counties for jail projects that are designed to help rehabilitate prisoners, such as classrooms, visitation and recreation areas or mental health and medical facilities. 473 more words


CALIFORNIA STATE BUDGET & LAW ENFORCEMENT [multi-billion dollar companies]

California Department of Corrections (CDC) campaigned heavily moving Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger to California State Governor.

   CDC protested against Gov. Schwarzenegger because he denied a per hour raise, and he released a great number on inmates that were sentenced to life terms of inprisonment –against CDC norm. 213 more words

Inmate from bloody 1971 'San Quentin 6' escape attempt killed in California prison riot

WATCH ABOVE: A member of the infamous ‘San Quentin Six’ has been killed in prison. Steve Large reports.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – An inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday. 512 more words


Ramblings: Stupid Criminals, part 1

By Hal Collier, LAPD Retired

We are happy that 35-year veteran Hal Collier is sharing his ‘stories behind the badge’ with us.

Just about everybody is aware that criminals are not the smartest individuals on the planet.  986 more words

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