New Folsom Prison deemed 'inadequate' after health care inspection

FOLSOM, Calif. — California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC) also referenced as New Folsom Prison, has been deemed 'inadequate' in a report following...

November 30, 2022
11:08 AM

FOLSOM, Calif. — California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC) also referenced as New Folsom Prison, has been deemed 'inadequate' in a report following an inspection by the California Office of the Inspector General (OIG). SAC is a maximum and high-security facility located in Folsom. The facility also houses patients who require specialized mental health programming and patients with high-risk medical concerns. According to a report published by the OIG, "In accordance with the California Penal Code, the Office of the Inspector General is responsible for periodically reviewing and reporting on the delivery of the ongoing medical care provided to incarcerated persons in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Mariah Pearson