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NY Correctional Academy - 21259 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mike Tyson in The Hot Dog Stand"]I had my 1 on 1 in march and still haven't heard anything from the department . 85 on the test .. does...


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CDCR Sept 8th academy - 519 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lrod8447 in Bakersfield, California"]Are yours the 5.11 or class b?[/QUOTE] Class B


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March 2013 Applicants for CDCR Correctional officer. Background, Psych, Medical - 3392 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lrod8447 in Bakersfield, California"]Good luck to you ladies. My last component was in June cleared July 11 & received an excepted offer...


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How long does the whole process take? - 433 Replies

Hi I took the test July 31 qualified for interview but no call yet ?


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Do we have to fax in our stab vest measurements with our pe clothes order or do we take it with us to the academy


Updated 14 hours ago

CDCR June Acadamy 2011 - 15527 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lrod8447 in Manteca, California"]Geez these people must've not taken the academy serious. I know I will & to study I have about 9 days...


Updated 14 hours ago

CDCR Selection Process/ Priority Process 2014/ QUESTIONS - 17 Replies

Patience is the key throughout this process, I am starting to learn. But congrats that's awesome you are already going to start the academy. But do...


Updated 15 hours ago

CDCR Women - 71 Replies

Start or keep jogging and carry atleast 1-45lb kettle bell and lightly jog. Then try 2-45lb kettle bells and jog. Jog like links And you...

Buddy Everidge

Updated 15 hours ago

CDCR November 2013 CO Applicants - 260 Replies

[QUOTE who="Christee in Bakersfield, California"]Its weird how some are clearing faster than others, (especially the southern selection) even living...

Big Surge

Updated 16 hours ago

CDCR Oct 6 2014 Academy - 62 Replies

[QUOTE who="87Riia in Bakersfield, California"]Just accept WSP , looking forward to our new venture :)[/QUOTE] I also got accepted to WSP


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cdcr 2014 applicants - 101 Replies

Dimak you should be close. I think in Northern California you meet with your BI and than references go out. I applied in December and I had to wait...


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waiting list - 2246 Replies

[QUOTE who="Franklin in Detroit, Michigan"]Is this factual information. Im not in any way challenging your comment, I would just like to know. I got...


Updated 3 days ago

felony friendly - 197 Replies

[QUOTE who="SD0712 in San Diego, California"]Hi everyone.... I have a felony on my record that is over 14 years old. I have gone to college (got a...

Jack Johnson2000

Question about physical training at the academy

Hello, I am interested in becoming a corrections officer in CA. I had an injury several years ago and am wondering how rigorous the academy training...


Updated 5 days ago

Correction Officer in Connecticut - 2913 Replies

yeah some time before 2015. when i asked human resources at the job fair they gave me the run around about the next class, which is understandable...


Updated 5 days ago

CDCR AUGUST 11th ACADEMY! - 114 Replies

[QUOTE who="Dynasteee in Manteca, California"]Each company has a different schedule., from class and pt.. I might train 2 days and another company...


Updated 7 days ago

Oct. 2014 cdcr Academy. - 10 Replies

I was wondering if anyone knew if you are able to postpone your academy date? Let's say your wife is pregnant and lives outside the area.


CDCR Process questions please advise!

My husband is currently waiting to hear results from his psych interview. Up to this point nothing much has changed. However, he had to advise his BI...

yanks22 in Monticello, New York

when i should get called ?

Does anyone know if you took your 1 on 1 this month when i should be called for the academy?

Bcrawfo in Soledad, California

Updated 14 days ago

POPE timeframe - 11 Replies

I had my POPE on 7/29/14 and I was wondering how long it has been taking to get a call or email for the next step. It was my last step and was...

TG in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Updated 15 days ago

CDCR Academy question, physical training - 1 Reply

I have a question, will i lose weight during the academy? I am not overweigh but i would like to know if physical training will make me lose a few...

JA Ruiz in Imperial, California

Updated 15 days ago

Have ne questions, feel free to ask. I've been CO for cdcr for three years now. - 45 Replies

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

Fernando Betancourt in Pomona, California

Updated 15 days ago

December 2013 applicants - 5 Replies

Is anyone else a December 2013 applicant? And where are you in the process this far? Thank you

RAI415 in San Francisco, California

Updated 17 days ago

Physical Fitness Test (PFT) CDCR - 103 Replies

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

Fernando Betancourt in Pomona, California

Updated 17 days ago

Corrections written test - 37 Replies

Hi guys I recently took the correctional officer written test. My questions is how long does it take to get back results to see if you passed? They...

BigMike831 in Marina, California

Updated 23 days ago

Just got an email for 9/8 Academy - 45 Replies

Just got an email to attend the Sept. 8th academy in Galt for CTF or Old Soledad prison. I'm excited and nervous at the same time. Anyone else going...

ryanjohson in Washington

Updated 24 days ago

Video Assessment for the DOC - 141 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...

Big F in Fresno, California

Updated 24 days ago

When is the drug test In the CDCR hiring process?? - 5 Replies

I passed the initial written exam and have my PFT 7/14/14. When should I expect to be drug tested?

TG in Thiensville, Wisconsin

Updated 25 days ago

CDCR Uniform/Required Gear - 1 Reply

Hey guys, I am attending the Sept. 8th academy and have nearly finished all the final steps in the process. One of the last things I need to do is...

Blue in Castro Valley, California

Updated 29 days ago

CDCR pay and RANK question - 1 Reply

Does anybody have an idea of how does the rank structure works and is there any charts that says how much i will be making after 4 years? I know the...

EMAW11 in Chula Vista, California

Updated 1 month ago

cdcr august 2014 academy - 5 Replies

Anyone get called for the august 2014 academy???

Jason22350 in Ventura, California

Updated 1 month ago

Nevada State Corrections - 696 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...

Jeremy in Kansas City, Missouri

Updated 1 month ago

Background check - 4 Replies

Hey guys I hope someone can answer me. Can the background check see a 5150 I acquired when I was an adolescent. I was 16 and very immature at the...

Amwb17nc in Tulare, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR ACADEMY JUNE 2013 - 39 Replies

Who is was selected for June academy?

dingoWarrior in Manteca, California

Updated 1 month ago

cdcr questions - 4 Replies

Hey guys, I have some questions. I just enlist with the national guard ship out on oct 27 and I think I'll be back around Jan end of the month. I...

JAM32 in Fontana, California

Updated 1 month ago

Priors with completed court program - 1 Reply

So I have decided to try for cdcr, everything about it sounds great and I am very excited. About me: 29, male, 6yrs marine corps res, veteran status,...

blue in Fresno, California

Updated 1 month ago

July 14, 2014 Academy - 80 Replies

has anybody received their confirmation letter after accepting a prison?

Bobby Digital in Visalia, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR Hearing Test - 16 Replies

Hello, I am pretty far into the process. I failed my hearing test twice with CDCR and they told me to go see an audiologist. Saw an audiologist and...

David in Ceres, California

Updated 1 month ago

PFT CDCR - 15 Replies


kayno23 in Manteca, California

PFT on 7/16/2014??? sacramento

PFT on 7/16/2014??? location- Sacramento

CHANCE in Hellertown, Pennsylvania

Updated 1 month ago

Becoming a corrections officer in PA? - 419 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...

StayingPatient123 in San Ramon, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR June 16 2014 Academy - 32 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...

Ryan in Ceres, California

Updated 1 month ago

CDCR MAY ACADEMY 2013 - 90 Replies


Deez USC in Los Angeles, California

Updated 2 months ago

CDCR Graduates Q&A - 5 Replies

A place for CDCR applicants to ask questions to CDCR graduates

nick in Citrus Heights, California

Updated 2 months ago

High school/GED and college transcripts - 1 Reply

I have followed this forum for quite some time and have gained alot of valuable information. I just recently passed my written exam this week and am...

Candice in Lodi, California

Updated 2 months ago

Oral Peace Officer Psychological Evaluation (POPE) (Pass/Fail) - 195 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...

ChasingDreams in Los Angeles, California

PFT July 14

Anyone taking their PFT July 14 in Fresno?

standby in stanislaus in Modesto, California

Updated 2 months ago

CDCR 2014 - 5 Replies

Anyone taken written psych in nor cal in April and been called for PEM or oral scheduling?

Ladyinwaiting6 in Hawthorne, California

Updated 2 months ago

CDCR 2013 process - 103 Replies

Just took test back in Feb. and did finger prints in April... Has any body in the same process heard anything?

Paul in Visalia, California

Juvenile Hall probation correctional officer

Hi, I have my oral interview next week for juvenile hall probation correctional officer. what kind of questions do they ask you for the oral...

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