As of June 2019, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has exited its last out-of-state prison contract, moving all CDCR inmates back to California. The last out-of-state prisoners resided at the La Palma Correctional Center in Eloy, Arizona, under a contract with CoreCivic. The practice of moving prisoners to out-of-state facilities began in October 2006 when California’s inmate population reached 173,479 inmates, and the prisons were operating at 202% of design capacity. In response to this crisis, CDCR contracted with seven out-of-state facilities to help house inmates and . . .