Article 4. The Deuel Vocational Institution of California Penal Code >> Title 1. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 4.
There is hereby established an institution for the
confinement of males under the custody of the Director of Corrections
and the Youth Authority to be known as the Deuel Vocational
There may be transferred to and confined in the Deuel
Vocational Institution any male, subject to the custody, control and
discipline of the Director of Corrections, or any male, subject to
the custody, control and discipline of the Youth Authority who has
been committed to the Youth Authority under the provisions of Section
1731.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, who the Director of
Corrections or Youth Authority, as the case may be, believes will be
benefited by confinement in such an institution.
The Governor, upon recommendation of the Director of
Corrections, in accordance with Section 6050, shall appoint a warden
for the Deuel Vocational Institution. The director shall appoint,
subject to civil service, those other officers and employees as may
The Director of Corrections may remove a warden at his or her own
discretion at any time.
The Director of Corrections shall construct and equip, in
accordance with law, suitable buildings, structures, and facilities
for the Deuel Vocational Institution.
Part 3 (commencing with Section 2000) shall apply to the
Deuel Vocational Institution and to the persons confined therein so
far as those provisions may be applicable. Whenever the name
California Vocational Institution appears in any statute, it shall be
deemed for all purposes to refer to the Deuel Vocational
Every minor person confined in the Deuel Vocational Institute
who escapes or attempts to escape therefrom is guilty of a crime and
shall be imprisoned in a state prison, or in the county jail for not
exceeding one year.