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Barton Celebrates Inmate Success at Ellsworth Correctional Facility

Barton Celebrates Inmate Success at Ellsworth Correctional Facility

by Barton Community College last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Passion, spirit and hope were frequently used words employed by numerous speakers to describe inmate learners at the 11th Annual Learning Celebration on Tuesday evening at Ellsworth Correctional Facility.

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Barton Community College and LCMHF Open Vocational Building

Barton Community College and LCMHF Open Vocational Building

by Barton Community College last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility (LCMHF) has been home to Xavier Rodriguez for more than two years. Like more than 90 percent of offenders, Rodriguez will eventually be released back into society. Questions then remain, “Is he changed? Can he ‘make it’ without resorting to criminal activity?” According to Justice.gov, he would have a 30 percent chance of landing back in prison within six months. That’s the cycle the Kansas Department of Corrections and Barton Community College are breaking, one student-inmate at a time.

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Winfield Inmates Help Give Rescued Dogs a Second Chance

Winfield Inmates Help Give Rescued Dogs a Second Chance

by Jill Carmody last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Winfield Correctional Facility partners with Cowley County Humane Society (CCHS) to care for dogs in need of a foster home. The following article is re-published with permission from CCHS as it appeared in the CCHS July 2015 newsletter.

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Governor Brownback, Kansas Leaders Announce Formation of Juvenile Justice Workgroup

Governor Brownback, Kansas Leaders Announce Formation of Juvenile Justice Workgroup

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Nov 02, 2016 03:04 PM

Governor Sam Brownback, legislative leaders and Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss today announced formation of a bipartisan panel that will examine Kansas’ juvenile justice system and recommend comprehensive reforms aimed at improving public safety and outcomes for youth.

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Larned Teen Named Finalist in National Talent Contest for Youth in Juvenile Justice

Larned Teen Named Finalist in National Talent Contest for Youth in Juvenile Justice

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Nicodemus G. from Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility earned a spot in the finals this week for his take on pop singer Ariana Grande’s song ‘Break Free’ as part of a national virtual talent contest. The contest is part of the 20th anniversary celebration for Performance-based Standards (PbS), an initiative of the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) that provides national standards for juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers.

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LJCF Dons Red High Heels to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

LJCF Dons Red High Heels to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

by Kim Teegerstrom last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) staff and youth raised funds and awareness to combat violence against women as part of Great Bend’s sixth annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event held April 28.

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LJCF Recognizes Newly Promoted Supervisors

LJCF Recognizes Newly Promoted Supervisors

by Kim Teegerstrom last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) recognized three newly promoted staff at its Town Hall meeting held Wednesday, May 6. Those recognized were: Charles Perez, Juvenile Corrections Officer II (sergeant); Justin Veeder, Juvenile Corrections Officer III (lieutenant); and Sam Sullivan, Juvenile Corrections Officer II (sergeant).

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Governor Brownback Signs Proclamation for Correctional Officers and Employees Week, May 3 - 9, 2015

Governor Brownback Signs Proclamation for Correctional Officers and Employees Week, May 3 - 9, 2015

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Highlighting the important role correctional officers and employees play in making Kansas safer, Governor Sam Brownback has signed a proclamation declaring May 3 through 9, 2015 as Kansas Correctional Officers and Employees Week.

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33rd Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial to Honor Topeka Corporal Jason Harwood

33rd Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial to Honor Topeka Corporal Jason Harwood

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

A candlelight vigil will begin in the first floor rotunda of the Kansas statehouse at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2015. The memorial ceremony and wreath laying ceremony will begin in the second floor rotunda of the Kansas statehouse at noon, Friday, May 8, 2015.

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