Inmates in the main exercise yard at Folsom State prison in Folsom on Friday, November 17, 2017. The California Correctional Peace Officers Association on Tuesday announced that its members approved an agreement that gets them a 5 percent wage increase on July 1, 2019.
Inmates in the main exercise yard at Folsom State prison in Folsom on Friday, November 17, 2017. The California Correctional Peace Officers Association on Tuesday announced that its members approved an agreement that gets them a 5 percent wage increase on July 1, 2019. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
Inmates in the main exercise yard at Folsom State prison in Folsom on Friday, November 17, 2017. The California Correctional Peace Officers Association on Tuesday announced that its members approved an agreement that gets them a 5 percent wage increase on July 1, 2019. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file

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