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Topic - California Department Of Corrections And Rehabilitation
Counties sent 6,044 second-strike offenders and parole violators with new sentences to state prisons during the fiscal year that ended June 30. That represents a 20 percent increase from the 5,038 similar offenders sent to prisons the previous fiscal year, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. The department's county-by-county breakdown includes the number of second-strike offenders and parolees each year, the percent change and the number change.
California counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated, including a record number of people with second felony convictions.
An inmate already sentenced to death for four murders has died while awaiting trial in a fifth slaying.
A former California prison guard who alleges he was harassed for wearing a beard and dreadlocks in accordance with his Rastafari religion is suing the state corrections department.
A Northern California man convicted of a series of crimes, including attempted murder and the theft of celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Lamborghini, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison.
Thousands of firefighters are on scene to battle the 300 square mile blaze at Yosemite National Park — including 673 prison inmates from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
A report by the Center for Investigative Reporting has found that doctors working at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation sterilized nearly 150 female prisoners between 2006 and 2010 without required state approvals.
Sara Kruzan was 17 when she was sentenced to die in prison for killing and robbing a pimp in a Riverside motel. Now, at 32, Kruzan has a chance at being freed, along with thousands of other juveniles convicted of murder who were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Gregory Powell, who was convicted of killing a Los Angeles police officer during an infamous kidnapping that inspired Joseph Wambaugh's true-life crime book "The Onion Field," has died in prison at age 79, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Monday.
A California man who trolled women's Facebook pages searching for clues that allowed him to take over their email accounts was sentenced Friday to more than four years in state prison after a judge rejected a plea for a lighter sentence and likened the man to a peeping Tom.
The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the state of California, Gov. Jerry Brown and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for allegedly violating the right of an inmate to practice his religion.