News & Announcements
Press conference to be held at Topeka Correctional Facility at 2 p.m., today.
Established by HB 2684, the JR working group will review data analyses conducted by the Council of State Governments (CSG).
Authorities located Robert E. Cook, 52, Monday morning in Byers, more than a week after Cook and another inmate fled Winfield Correctional Facility in a state-owned truck. The other inmate, Frank Crutchfield, 48, was arrested Wednesday, June 20.
A Crime Stoppers tip led to the arrest Wednesday of escapee Frank L. Crutchfield, 48, by Wichita Police. Authorities continue to search for Robert E. Cook, 52, who escaped with Crutchield from Winfield Correctional Facility Saturday.
Working Group to Reduce Corrections Costs, Improve Public Safety
The 2012 Kansas Department of Corrections Employees and Volunteer of the Year were announced by Governor Sam Brownback and KDOC Secretary Ray Roberts recently during special ceremonies at the Kansas Statehouse.
Gary Leslie Furthmyer, who escaped from custody three weeks ago, has been captured in Kansas City, Kansas.
Lansing Correctional Facility inmate Gary Leslie Furthmyer escaped early Wednesday morning while at his minimum-custody job assignment.
Eric James was apprehended in Omaha, Neb., Friday evening.