DRP TV is a multi-channel streaming network that delivers secure educational and rehabilitative television programming to offenders at all California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation institutions. DRP produces, schedules, and delivers a mixture of television network programming, movies, and a complement of rehabilitative programming.
DRP TV supports a variety of educational programming from basic literacy to GED preparation courses and pre-recorded college courses. Programming consists of a variety of up-to-date material that delivers rehabilitative and educational content designed to supplement offenders’ core curriculum and academic literacy.
DRP TV programming is available to all adult institutions.
DRP TV and institutional programming are accessible at all times in day rooms within housing/units. Round-the-clock access proves beneficial for those unable to attend classes due to conflicts in their schedules. Viewing hours established may vary by institution. Specific rehabilitative programming and educational/college courses will have specific scheduling hours.
Rehabilitative programs are the best way for an offender to be prepared for success upon release. The link below explains this process with an easy-to-follow diagram
An offender who is serving, or has served, their time on good behavior has access to many rehabilitative services and programs if they are determined to be in need.In-Prison Services
See Technology Solutions for more information.
Technology has opened the door to more educational opportunities while simultaneously reducing government spending. Below is a list of technology initiatives at CDCR.