News & Announcements
If you are a professional or volunteer in the fields of crime victim services, criminal justice, corrections, restorative justice and/or victim/offender programming, registration is now open for the annual VOD Summit and NAVSPIC conference, December 3-6, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri.
Although the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports indicate that murder in America decreased 1.9 percent from 2010 to 2011, there were still nearly 15,000 homicide victims whose families and friends are left with immeasurable grief and sorrow. Their tragic loss is compounded by trying to make sense of such a senseless act, and trying to seek justice and accountability on behalf of their murdered loved ones.
Warden McKune retires today after 37 years with the KDOC. He will continue his career in corrections as the Director for the Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center.
Each year during the third week of October, Americans join with people in over 60 other countries around the world to mark the YWCA’s Week Without Violence, a week-long series of events promoting diverse approaches to creating a violence-free world.
Corrections Secretary Roberts Addresses the U.S. Department of Justice Report on Topeka Correctional Facility
Secretary Roberts addressed federal findings during a press conference Friday at TCF.
Press conference to be held at Topeka Correctional Facility at 2 p.m., today.