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cdcr 2014 applicants - 2238 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tigerlily in Chino, California"]Does time of appointment mean an institution hiring you? Starting the academy? Or graduating said...

easter seals

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CDCR 2015 - 1407 Replies

for people who have cleared, thanks.

easter seals

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The Chosen 1

Updated 8 hours ago

CDCR Appealing Psych (POPE) - 117 Replies

[QUOTE who="joseros in Chico, California"]What was the original reason for you DQ? Did the second Doctor go into a more detail about why they DQ'd...


Updated 10 hours ago

March 2013 Applicants for CDCR Correctional officer. Background, Psych, Medical - 4435 Replies

[QUOTE who="Robert Zamboni in Paramount, California"]I recently was scheduled for a "clarification oral psych". What was it like? Was it something...


Updated 10 hours ago

Cdcr - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="714lakers in Fontana, California"]Does anyone one if you don't pass your oral with the psychologist how long does it take them to tell...

Louis Martin

Updated 11 hours ago

CDCR MARCH 15, 2016 ACADEMY! - 213 Replies

[QUOTE who="MLarios in Los Angeles, California"]Hey guys congrats on your academy/ institution offers! I graduated from the academy in January and...


Who lives in SoCal & is going to the March CDCR academy?

I got CIM We could car pool up there, train together and/or generally help each other out...


Updated 16 hours ago

NY Correctional Academy - 30008 Replies

Yes, you will be hired as long as you pass the test. 70 or higher... Just hope you get selected for the process.. Not everyone get selected from...


Updated 21 hours ago

CDCR - Waiting for Clearance - 11 Replies

[QUOTE who="Duramaxxed209 in California"]Anyone else waiting to clear????[/QUOTE] Me 1/21 central selection


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Pft - 4 Replies

Ok I see! I'm 6-1!& 315 and dropping ,but in 5 minutes I do over 650 yards actually 680 . And getting better as I train more

Brad-Santa Maria

Updated 2 days ago

CDCR JANUARY 19 2016 ACADEMY - 738 Replies

I got my offer this morning. I got HDSP in Susanville. Anyone else get this prison. I report March 15.


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CDCR February 2016 Academy - 244 Replies

I have read the handbook and I can't find anything on what size your suitcase can be. Does any ok NE know? Can we bring 1 large suitcase?


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Correction Officer in Connecticut - 5027 Replies

I think all the jobs you put on your application


Updated 4 days ago

CDCR Quest 4 2016 Academy!!! - 167 Replies

Yes it is a very long process. I applied April 2015 did my live scan august 6th and still waiting to be assigned a BI.

Cdcr applicant

Updated 5 days ago

cdcr warden request - 7 Replies

I have a wardens request. My oral Pope and PEM are on Feb 16 2016. My app expires April 30th.. I'm a little worried I won't make it .


Written Exam

Hi I was wondering if anyone could tell me what the written exam is like(especially the math portion)? I was sent an email saying that I met the...


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juvenile/probation officer exam - 10 Replies

How did you answer the Personality part (strongly agree or strongly disagree)

Jorge Olveda in Santa Ana, California

Updated 6 days ago

CDCR YCC & YCO Academy January 25th, 2016 - 373 Replies

Hello future cadets! Lets keep all updated info for us Youth Correction Officers and Youth Correction Counselors on this forum. Looking forward to...

Omar66 in Delano, California

Updated 8 days ago

CDCR Psych Eval - 11 Replies

I just had my psych evaluation today, literally was in there for only 20 min. Does anybody know how long it takes to hear back? I heard that you get...

Wifey in Carmichael in California

Updated 9 days ago

CDCR FEB 2015 Academy - 1106 Replies

Hopefully we all get in!

shakeeya in Bronx, New York

Updated 11 days ago

Becoming a corrections officer in PA? - 422 Replies

I'm interested in becoming a Corrections Officer in Pennsylvania. I currently live in NJ but am soon moving to PA around Harrisburg area so Camp...


Updated 11 days ago

felony friendly - 183 Replies

I read an ad thru which helps felons find jobs and CCA accepts F-5 that means if you have a felony is has to be at least five yrs ago....

Baylet in Fresno, California

Updated 11 days ago

failed the psychological interview for ca. correction, has anyone ever failed it and took a second - 14 Replies

Has anyone failed the psychological interview and paid for a second one on their own.? What are my chances of passing the second one and does anyone...

geeettt in visa, California

Updated 12 days ago

CDCR 2015-16 Cleared waiting for Offer! - 41 Replies

Starting up sometime new. area for all who have cleared and awaiting for offer email.. cleared 1/12/16 score 85...

Aladyamiz in Mount Vernon, New York

Updated 13 days ago

Oral Interview - 235 Replies

I'm taking my Oral Interview 4-1-08 in the State of Michigan. How long does the interview last? I was told about 2 hours? I am currently studing...

gb1884 in Visalia, California

Updated 13 days ago

Current 2015 applicants - 4 Replies

Hello everyone, I want to begin a new forum for everyone that applied in 2015. As we all know this is a very long process which requires a lot of...

Sg22 in Rocklin, California

Updated 14 days ago

Just finished my first week. Any questions just ask. - 7 Replies

Let me know if I can help.

AE23 in Calexico, California

Updated 15 days ago

CDCR Academy October 19th, 2015 - 1167 Replies

Next academy should be October 19th. First offers, based on past offers, should go out about September 4th. Academy pay and start pay is higher....

R1rudy in visalia, California

Updated 15 days ago

CdCr written exam - 108 Replies

I take the written exam for cdcr in September so can somebody tell me how hard it is ???


Updated 16 days ago

Questions for people who already graduated the academy! - 15 Replies

This forum helped me a lot. If anyone has any questions regarding the academy, just ask here and I'll answer them.

Running1987 in Springfield, Massachusetts

NY State Corrections

Thinking of applying for the exam coming up in April. Wondering if it is worth it. Passed up a CO job in my state a few year's back for a job...

Crotondo in San Jose, California

Updated 1 month ago

Have ne questions, feel free to ask. I've been CO for cdcr for three years now. - 72 Replies

Reading all of your guys comments, brings back memories when I went thru the process. Feel free to ask ne questions.

geeettt in visa, California

Updated 1 month ago

Divorce and Academy - 3 Replies

My wife wants to file for divorce, I've cleared the entire process and awaiting institution, does anyone know how this will effect the process? I was...

dt in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Nys Correction officer hiring process. - 1 Reply

I took the nys corrections officer trainee exam in Jan. 2015 and just got my canvas letter today, Dec. 23rd 2015. My question is how after I send...

Jason88 in Carson, California

Updated 1 month ago

Cdcr December (15th?) 2015 academy - 1230 Replies

First offers will probably go out last week or two of october. Academy pay and start pay is higher. Used to be 17.61/hr academy now it's 18.30/hr...

narz in Fairfield, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR JULY 2015 ACADEMY - 2127 Replies

Since June academies are canceled let's start the July forum when did everyone clear? Good luck to everyone

Khina C in Jacksonville, Florida

Correction officer

How long does the canvas take

Khina C in Jacksonville, Florida


How long does it take for them to do a canvas

geeettt in visa, California

Updated 1 month ago

December 2014 - Academy Uniform - 1 Reply

So where I'm from (Paso Robles) the lady at the uniform shop said that 5.11 pants were approved for the uniform. Information per Sacramento. Anyone...

geeettt in visa, California

Updated 1 month ago

Correction Uniforms and Supplies - 3 Replies

We should start a thread that we can keep going that will help others find cheap or nearby places in their areas regarding where they can find the...

geeettt in visa, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR Oral POPE - 58 Replies

Hello there. This is my first time posting- so bear with me. I finally completed my Oral POPE on 9/17/15. I was wondering how long until I am...

M in Hesperia, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR - 1 Reply

I just took written exam for CO. It's my second try. About 8 years ago I was dq'ed for negative police contact. The investigator told me to reapply...

Mp584 in Fontana, California

Updated 1 month ago

Helping getting stuff for academy. - 1 Reply

I'm in Modesto and the store here ran out of the key holder (which I know you can order it from academy store on that paper you need to fax them) but...

Mike Lova

This is my second post. Please need answers so i can be prepared.

Took the 2015 nys corrections officer trainee exam and just got my canvas letter last week. I see people post that they had their agility/medical/and...

AInz in Ca, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR Academy November 17th, 2015 - 1023 Replies

First offers will probably go out September 28th. Academy pay and start pay is higher. Used to be 17.61/hr academy now it's 18.30/hr academy. Post...

trock in Lutherville Timonium, Maryland

Updated 1 month ago

How long does the whole process take? - 854 Replies

I live and applied to work in MD DOC for the county though, I passed my exam and turned in my investigation packet about 2 weeks ago and I was...


Correctional officer in Alaska

So I'm just looking to see if there's anyone else here that have applied in Alaska. I have already passed the psych written and Background. Just had...

Packer209 in California

People in the January 19rh academy

Let have this discussion so we can help people with what they need to get done for the academy and any other questions we have to help one another

Zack B in san bernardino, California

Updated 1 month ago

cdcr August 24th 2015 academy - 1433 Replies

Next academy should be August 24. First offers, based on past offers, should go out on July 10th. The class should be on the master calendar about...

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