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The hardest part of high school wasn’t earning a 3.5 grade-point average, securing a stellar ACT score or even graduating early for 17-year-old Alexia. The hardest part was moving 26 times during her high school career as a juvenile offender.
Between the dates of Thursday, June 5, and Saturday, June 7, three incidents involving the battery of staff by an inmate – one on each calendar day – occurred at the Lansing Correctional Facility in Lansing, Kan.
KDOC examines ways to increase parental and family support to increase the likelihood of a juvenile offender's success upon release.
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.