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Women's Correctional Facility to Host Annual Plant Sale

Women's Correctional Facility to Host Annual Plant Sale

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Apr 29, 2016 04:39 PM

Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) will hold its annual plant sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, May 9, through Saturday, May 14, on the grounds of the correctional facility located at 815 S.E. Rice Rd., Topeka. Proceeds from the sale benefit TCF inmate self-help groups such as Pooches and Pals, the Running Free Running Club, the African American Culture Group and Reaching Out From Within.

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Reentry Services Making its Mark in Juvenile Services

Reentry Services Making its Mark in Juvenile Services

by Adam Pfannenstiel last modified Apr 29, 2016 01:44 PM

In contrast to adult corrections, 100 percent of juvenile offenders in Kansas will be returning home, making reentry services a critical component of the juvenile correctional facilities. With reentry services, the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is able to address domains that directly affect recidivism.

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Reentry Services Making a Difference in Kansas

Reentry Services Making a Difference in Kansas

by Adam Pfannenstiel last modified Apr 29, 2016 01:50 PM

In Kansas, 97 percent of inmates will be released from prison at some point, returning to their local communities. In an effort to prepare offenders for return, inmates are provided programming that addresses substance misuse, sex offending, job readiness, parenting/family, criminal/anti-social thinking, GED readiness, vocational training, work release and pre-release.

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Research Institute Highlights KDOC Programming in Reducing Recidivism

Research Institute Highlights KDOC Programming in Reducing Recidivism

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Apr 27, 2016 01:29 PM

The Spring 2016 Newsletter for the University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute features Kansas' evidence-based approach to recidivism reduction in an article by interim Corrections Secretary Johnnie Goddard.

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Lansing Warden Announces Retirement; Management Changes Coming to Two Largest Correctional Facilities

Lansing Warden Announces Retirement; Management Changes Coming to Two Largest Correctional Facilities

by Media Release last modified Apr 12, 2016 04:09 PM

Longtime Corrections employee Rex Pryor is retiring as Warden at the Lansing Correctional Facility, effective June 18, 2016. Replacing Pryor at Lansing will be Sam Cline, the current warden at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility, while Dan Schnurr, the Warden at the Ellsworth Correctional Facility, will take the helm at Hutchinson.

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Governor Brownback Signs Juvenile Justice Legislation

Governor Brownback Signs Juvenile Justice Legislation

by Media Release last modified Apr 12, 2016 03:25 PM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today signed into law Senate Bill 367, a comprehensive set of data-driven policy recommendations that will increase public safety, effectively hold juvenile offenders accountable and reduce juvenile justice costs.

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Pew Applauds Kansas Leaders for Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform

Pew Applauds Kansas Leaders for Comprehensive Juvenile Justice Reform

by Media Release last modified Apr 11, 2016 02:21 PM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law today comprehensive juvenile justice legislation that will increase public safety, improve outcomes for young offenders, protect public safety, and reduce costs for taxpayers.

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Governor Sam Brownback appoints Joseph Norwood as Corrections Secretary

Governor Sam Brownback appoints Joseph Norwood as Corrections Secretary

by Media Release last modified Apr 04, 2016 11:28 AM

Governor Sam Brownback today named Joseph “Joe” Norwood as Secretary for the Kansas Department of Corrections effective May 30, 2016.

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KDOC Unveils New Interactive Dashboard

KDOC Unveils New Interactive Dashboard

by Adam Pfannenstiel last modified Jan 07, 2016 10:36 AM

The Kansas Department of Corrections launches an interactive dashboard, providing a visual data source for the public.

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