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A paratrooper turned corrections officer and a retired volunteer who helped Wichita Parole Office staff during a former parolee’s standoff with police were among those honored Wednesday during the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Employee and Volunteer of the Year Ceremony.
A pair of youth residents at Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility were recently featured by Barton Community College for overcoming difficult barriers to achieve educational success.
Kansas Sen. Greg Smith of Olathe addressed the Employee and Volunteer of the Year Nominees Wednesay during the KDOC's annual ceremony held at the Topeka Correctional Facility. The text from his speech follows.
Well-known for his support of prison private industries, Kansas businessman Fred Braun has turned his sights on helping Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) inmates become better parents.
The American Red Cross recently named Gloria Geither, mentoring director for the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC), its 2014 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas Community Service Hero for her work matching offenders with mentors in the community.