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ElviraSD in San Diego, California

Updated 8 days ago

cdcr 2014 applicants - 1357 Replies

I want to know 2014 cdcr applicants process so far. Is it going smoothly for you guys. Heres my process: March 27th,2014 Application...

ElviraSD in San Diego, California

Updated 8 days ago

CDCR JAN 2015 Academy - 659 Replies

Everyone who is going to the JAN Academy 2015

DK0576 in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 8 days ago

Correction Officer in Connecticut - 4144 Replies

Hey guys, i just passed my written exam last month and am scheduled for my pt may 1st. I have been trianing for the past 2 months and i am still very...

acardee in Sacramento, California

Updated 8 days ago

March 2013 Applicants for CDCR Correctional officer. Background, Psych, Medical - 4370 Replies

Hello everyone, I am a March 2013 applicant for CDCR to become a correctional officer. I am currently in the background check phase and I was...

Laura in California

Updated 8 days ago

CDCR Women - 124 Replies

Any women out there applied? I did and have been working on my running and trying to figure out exact distances for the PFT so I can have a more...

Nena V in Eastvale, California

Updated 8 days ago

CDCR March 2015 academy - 1160 Replies

Q&A for CDCR March 2015 academy

Nena V in Eastvale, California

Updated 8 days ago

CDCR April 2015 Academy - 1407 Replies

Q&A for April 2015 academy... Good luck to all!

Jm in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 8 days ago

How long does the whole process take? - 758 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...

Nickchili in Sacramento, California

Updated 8 days ago

CDCR JULY 2015 ACADEMY - 44 Replies

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

Lovinglife in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts

Updated 8 days ago

NY Correctional Academy - 25678 Replies

Does anyone know if or when the next NYSDOC 8 week academy training is and how long before your eligibility expires?

Sara_K in Merced, California

Updated 8 days ago

CDCR June 2015 academy - 784 Replies

No May offer , Come on June !!! Cleared 2/11 Score 80

Tarsha in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 9 days ago

words of wisdom please!! - 162 Replies

I have an orientation session with the nycdoc in less than a week. I just wanted to know what to expect and what this actually means in regards to...

Kbot in Sacramento, California

Updated 12 days ago

CDCR November 2013 CO Applicants - 385 Replies

I thought it would be a good idea to start a discussion for November applicants. Here's my timeline: Applied - November 2013 Written - January...


Updated 12 days ago

CDCR 2015 - 110 Replies

Here are the steps for CDCR Peace Officer Careers. I am far from the end. Where are all of you in the process? • Written Examination and...

Kbot in Sacramento, California

Updated 17 days ago

May, June, July 2014 Applicants CDCR (Time Line, Background, POPE) - 4 Replies

I haven't found many threads regarding applicants that applied around the time frame stated above so I hope this thread is helpful everyone. I...

JAM32 in Fontana, California

Updated 17 days ago

Oral Peace Officer Psychological Evaluation (POPE) (Pass/Fail) - 189 Replies

Has anyone taken this evaluation for the CDCR lately? I was wondering what is needed to prepare for this or what kind of questions are asked. I...

matt los Angeles in California

Updated 17 days ago

Tomorrow I take the written exam. CDCR - 88 Replies

I take the written exam tomorrow at 8am in Fresno. I wasn't even going after reading about the possible layoffs but I really want this as a career so...

Courtney in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Updated 17 days ago

waiting list - 2370 Replies

Hey, I'm on the waiting list to go to training in Michigan, does anyone know how long that might be? I know they just finished one up, does anyone...

JAM32 in Fontana, California

Updated 19 days ago

CDCR 2015 June 29th Academy - 11 Replies

Q&A for the second June Academy, June 29th. Good luck! Next will be July 27th I predict, hoping I'm not starting that forum.

gg in Roseville, California


CDCR ACADEMY UNIFORM & GEAR BUNDLE SALE My husband went through to 16 weeks then was injured. All items are clean and well cared for, some brand...

jccamp23 in North Highlands, California

Updated 26 days ago

CDCR FEB 2015 Academy - 1095 Replies

Hopefully we all get in!

ElviraSD in San Diego, California

Updated 29 days ago


Did anyone who applied in August 2013 receive ANYTHING via email yet?

rick in Mays Landing, New Jersey

Updated 29 days ago

May 2015 academy - 80 Replies

Does anybody know if there is going to be a May academy

rick in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR DRUG TEST - 11 Replies

For those of you that have gone through the process already, how did they drug test you and how many times?? Was it just a urine drug test or was it...

Benn_S23 in Phoenix, Arizona

wondering if you can help....?

I applied to be a Correction Officer On FEB 18, got an email for the physical assessment schedule on march 20 and passed all of them. At the end they...

acardee in Sacramento, California

Updated 1 month ago

Youth Correctional Officer / YCC - 8 Replies

Anyone here know any YCOs or YCCs? Looks like the YCO/YCC academy coming up in April is being held at a different location in Stockton. http://www...

ElviraSD in San Diego, California

Updated 1 month ago

Oral POPE and Final CDCR Clearance - 1 Reply

Hi guys, I have oral POPE on May 18th, anyone going to central selection with a similar time line?

Gadgets in Bridgeport, Connecticut

Updated 1 month ago

Judicial Marshal - 1 Reply

Does anyone have any advice on the Judicial Marshal Academy in CT?? What to to prepare..what is difficult..etc..thanks!!

jenkylie87 in Elma, New York

length of time it takes to transfer to another prison

Could anyone tell me the approximate time it takes to transfer to another prison that has a waiting list? My fiance wants to get into Attica, wende,...

Shiela in Los Angeles, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR Selection Process/ Priority Process 2014/ QUESTIONS - 45 Replies

So I applied for corrections back in November 2013. Since then I've completed the written test, fit test, and turned in my PHS packet the first week...

King G in Dedham, Massachusetts

NYS Correction Hiring Process

Curious to know if having a bachelor degree in criminal justice would play any role in the hiring process?

azgirl in Brockway, Pennsylvania

Updated 1 month ago

Becoming a corrections officer in PA? - 421 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...

mia tecolotl in calexico, Arizona

how to get to Galt from Sacramento aside from the possible arranged pickup from cdcr?

Also.. anybody from the imperial valley going to the may 4th academy?

RR562 in Los Angeles, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR Appealing Psych (POPE) - 103 Replies

I just recently got my letter of disqualification about 2 weeks after conducting my face-to-face POPE. They think I can't handle the stress of the...

calilivin28 in Buford, Georgia

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR June Acadamy 2011 - 16018 Replies

Anyone else waiting?

Nkor702 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 1 month ago

Nevada State Corrections - 714 Replies

I passed the physical fitness test, and took the drug test and physch exam. I go a conditional offer of employment stating: It will take 10-16...

Tock in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

felony friendly - 170 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....

Corey in Azusa, California

Updated 1 month ago

Not qualified CDCR - 6 Replies

I received a letter in the mail. I was withheld / disqualified because i made a false report one time when I was a security guard. This incident...

Jr78 in Salinas, California

Updated 1 month ago

Video Assessment for the DOC - 146 Replies

I have a video assessment at the end of the month for a corrections position and I am STOKED! My question is, what do I wear to the assessment? I'm...

Mp584 in Fontana, California

Updated 2 months ago

CDCR June 16 2014 Academy - 26 Replies

Hello,I wanted to start a thread on this academy. Anyone who has any updates or tips please post. So far I have done the check-in, completed...

ED09 in California

Updated 2 months ago

CDCR Declined job offered - 22 Replies

So I declined my first offered. Anybody on the same boat? Or got their second offer? How long is it going to take? Is there a number?

Christee in Bakersfield, California

Updated 2 months ago

CDCR April 2015 academy - 5 Replies

Has anybody got notice for the CDCR April 2015 academy. Applied - 8/7/2013 Test - 1/10/2014 PAT - 1/11/2014 LIVESCAN - 1/10/2014 CONTACT...

Bam92 in Corcoran, California

Updated 2 months ago

CDCR November academy offers/dates 2014 - 883 Replies

Has anyone gotten an offer for the november academy? Been waiting 4 weeks since i cleared now jus waiting for an offer, I think ill be in November...

Riah277 in Compton, California


Does anyone know will u be disqualified if u have a medical condition such as hepati C. Also does anyone know should I mention on my PHS that I...

Inmate#17707 in Lansing, Michigan

Updated 2 months ago

Correctional Officer - Similar and Advancement Professions - 1 Reply

Can we collectively figure out what they are?


Updated 2 months ago

Conditions in New York State Correction Academy - 21 Replies

I wanted to know what to expect at the NYS Correction Academy. Are the rooms very small and cramped? Didn't want to bring too much if thats the case....

JAM32 in Fontana, California

Updated 2 months ago

Back taxes california department of corrections - 7 Replies

does owing back taxes effect my chances of passing background for the California department of corrections?

jo2014 in Watsonville, California

Updated 2 months ago

Physical Fitness Test (PFT) CDCR - 86 Replies

What was your PFT like, i am getting ready and would like to have a idea.

blng_blng in Huntington Beach, California

cdcr career ladder...

is there a link to a career progression for cdcr? co, to sergeant to lieutenant is suppose... but is there a line somewhere? cdcr's website is not...

Matthew1 in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 2 months ago

Top corrections officer skills needed to get the job. - 3 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every corrections officer must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your corrections...

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