folsom state prison

Prison advisory group to meet

The Citizen’s Advisory Committee will be held at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19, in Larkin Hall, Folsom State Prison at 300 Prison Road in Folsom. The Citizens Advisory Committee’ ...

Folsom Prison inmates do a good turn for students

Folsom Prison inmates are helping students prepare for school. Eric Reslock, Prison Industry Authority chief officer of public affairs, said 75 inmates assembled 146,000 school sup ...

Residents earn medals at police and fire games

Six local residents brought home medals from the 33rd annual Nevada Police and Fire Games held Aug. 11-15 in Las Vegas. These Olympic-style games draw police, fire, corrections an ...

Folsom Prison’s Warden Kramer retires

Folsom State Prison saw a regime change Nov. 26 with the retirement of Warden Matthew Kramer. Kramer, 61, would likely be sticking around except for a surgically repaired knee he w ...

Riot breaks out at Folsom Prison

Race was a factor in a riot involving several hundred inmates Sept. 30 at Folsom State Prison. "White versus black, as far as I know," said Lt. Dave Zaniroli, prison spokesman. "We ...

Prison health care improves, deaths down

Folsom’s two state prisons are expected to show lowered inmate death rates when figures are compiled later this month. Death rates are down statewide – nearly 30 percent – un ...