Correctional officers graduate

(from left to right): Lieutenant Eric Pritchard, Seneca Willis, Sheriff “Bill” Lutze, Angilberto Castaneda

(from left to right): Lieutenant Eric Pritchard, Seneca Willis, Sheriff “Bill” Lutze, Angilberto Castaneda

The Sheriff’s Office wants to congratulate Seneca Willis and Angilberto Castaneda (both Correctional Officers at the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office) for recently graduating from Basic Correctional/Deputy Academy (Class 73), in Riverside at the Ben Clark Training Facility on July 10, 2014.

The graduating Basic Correctional/Deputy Academy Class #73 consisted of 33 men and women. Trainees undergo ten weeks of training in: hostage management, interview and interrogation, baton techniques, carotid restraints, chemical agents, less lethal munitions, first aid/CPR, officer liability, drill and ceremony, staff sexual misconduct with inmates, grammar skills, gangs, defensive tactics, and emergency response training. In addition, after graduation Willis and Castaneda attended a 24 course-hour fire arms training.

Seneca Willis was born and raised in Bishop, California and graduated Bishop Union High School in 2002. Angilberto Castaneda graduated from Lone Pine High School in 2001, and was a member of the US Marine Corp from 2001-2005. Castaneda joined the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office in 2013. The Sheriff’s Office wants to recognize Angilberto Castaneda for receiving the top award in “Report Writing”, scoring a 96.5%!

Congratulations Seneca and Angilberto!




7 Responses to Correctional officers graduate

  1. Trouble July 24, 2014 at 5:13 pm #

    I wonder why they didn’t hire me?

  2. John July 24, 2014 at 7:06 pm #

    Congratulations…oops, Inyo County is broke. Just a simple question here, but the front page of the Inyo Register is showing a 1.8 million dollar hole. So why are we hiring in Inyo County?

    • Bob July 25, 2014 at 10:18 am #

      Because the show must go on

      • upthecreek July 25, 2014 at 10:37 pm #

        Congrats.. We can only hope that by the time you guys are ready to retire the ones before you left some $ in the Pension Piggy Bank..

        Govt Gone WILD…

  3. Dean July 24, 2014 at 7:33 pm #

    Congrats, Seneca!

  4. Trouble July 24, 2014 at 8:21 pm #

    That’s o.k., catch me if you can!


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