Derrick “Bo” Taylor Funeral:
Today, October 13, 2017, Family, friends, co-workers and law enforcement professionals across California will be laying to rest Ventura Conservation Camp Commander Lieutenant Derrick Taylor who was killed in the October 1, 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. The funeral is being held at the New Life Community Church in Pismo Beach, CA. In behalf of CCSO, we send our heartfelt condolences to Lieutenant Taylor’s family and to all those who knew and loved him.
Fire Camp Commander Killed:
Family, friends and staff at Sierra Conservation Center and Ventura Conservation Camp were stunned to learn one of their own was killed in the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Continue reading
Northern Chapter President Workshop:
The 2017 Northern Chapter President Workshop was held Saturday, September 23, 2017, at the Embassy Suites, in Sacramento. 32 members and staff attended. The meeting was kicked off with President Rich Tatum addressing the attendees, followed by Grievance Manager Mike Stout who presented grievance training and share new ideas to solicit grievance success, Lieutenant Board Member Josh Miller and CRC Sergeant John Almieda discussed options to increase scheduled time off for supervisors, Labor Liaison Ford Canutt provided legislation update, SSU Agent Mike Brodie gave a briefing of gangs, and the CDCR’s gang validation policy, then Secretary Ron Allen held open discussion. This Northern Chapter Presidents Workshop proved to be a success and we thank all those who attended.
On September 20, 2017, CalHR released information advising state employees that an automated Dental Authorization form is now linked to the Benefits Calculator on the CalHR website. Employees can now complete the Std. 692 form to enroll, cancel, or change their dental plan and/or to add or delete dependents. After completing the form, employees can print, sign and submit form to their Human Resources office. Further information how to use the Benefits Calculator can be found at http://www.calhr.ca.gov/benefits/Pages/automated-dental-form.aspx Continue reading