News & Announcements
The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) plays an integral part in the fight against human trafficking, according to an expert on the topic who addressed KDOC staff Tuesday in Topeka.
Gov. Sam Brownback praised the mentoring program of the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) as he proclaimed January 2017 as Mentoring Month.
The largest group to ever participate in a high school graduation within a Kansas correctional facility received diplomas Friday at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) in Topeka.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today proclaimed January to be Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Gov. Brownback was joined by Attorney General Derek Schmidt; Secretary Lana Gordon, Kansas Department of Labor; Secretary Phyllis Gilmore, Kansas Department for Children and Families; Secretary Susan Mosier, M.D., MBA, FACS, Kansas Department of Health and Environment; and Secretary Joe Norwood, Kansas Department of Corrections in issuing today’s proclamation.
Every year across the nation, October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) joins this effort to take a stand against domestic violence.
Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood announced today that Don Langford has been named warden of the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility (LCMHF).
Barton Community College honored 130 inmates at Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) Tuesday during ECF's 12th annual Learning Celebration.
For two days in September, Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) staff came together to focus on getting #BackToBasics while helping others in need. Through the #HelpingHands Project, KDOC staff challenged each other to work together more effectively as a team while learning from each other and giving back.
Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) Deputy Superintendent Megan Milner recently was named to the board of directors for the Performance-based Standards (PbS) Learning Institute, an initiative of the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators that provides national standards for juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers.