TAFT, Calif. - Excitement in Taft is building as the reopening of the Community Corrections Facility nears.
Correctional officers are in training this week as they prepare for the Feb. 24 opening.
About 30 percent of the staff are returning officers and they are helping to train the new officers that have already been hired.
Several modifications had to be made it to the facility to make it ready for a higher level of inmate.
A second fence and other security measures have been put in place to keep the community safe.