Jeffrey Beard

(CBS)

Calif. Prison Chief Says Judge’s Order Could Lead To Racial Conflicts

The head of California’s prison system said Tuesday a court order to evacuate thousands of inmates from two Central Valley lockups hit hard by an infectious disease could lead to racial conflicts elsewhere.

06/25/2013

Prison Inmates

Former Critic Now Gov. Brown’s Choice To Head State Prison System

Gov. Jerry Brown’s choice to lead California’s beleaguered prisons is a former critic who now says the system is more “nimble” and responsive after years of federal court oversight.

01/27/2013

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