SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A state prison inmate incarcerated at the Central California Women’s Facility was awaiting her group therapy session on Aug. 23, 2017. She stepped backward in her cell toward the door, where Correctional Officer Israel Trevino waited with waist restraints.
As he attached the chains, he reached down with both of his hands “to grope and fondle her buttocks,” according to an internal investigation that led to Trevino’s firing.
The inmate, whose name was redacted in reports, angrily asked what he was doing.
“You have a big butt,” Trevino replied.
This wasn’t the only time Trevino sexually abused an inmate in his custody, according to the investigation’s findings.
The former correctional officer, who was responsible fo