News & Announcements
New strategies are putting fewer juvenile offenders in detention in Wyandotte County but also helping those youth who are behind bars.
The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) today released its legislatively mandated report on Youth Residential Center II (YRCII) costs and services. Other than secure juvenile correctional facilities, YRCII placements constitute the largest youth programming expense in the KDOC budget. The cost study is now available online.
Effective today, the Kansas Department of Corrections and the U.S. Department of Justice have announced a mutual agreement which will allow for an independent monitor to oversee implementation of the agreement, including site visits to the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) to verify reform compliance and the general atmosphere of the facility.
Youth at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Facility Complex (KJCC) recently had the opportunity to show off their schoolwork and introduce their parents and caregivers to their teachers at the facility's newly-renovated Lawrence-Gardner High School (LGHS).
A favorite holiday for kids at any age, Halloween is no exception for youth at Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF). For a second year, LJCF's Youth Special Events Committee held a "Total Black Out" event on Halloween eve in the facility's gym.
Although trick or treaters aren’t typical figures on the grounds of correctional facilities, each year a growing number of trick or treaters can be found on the grounds of Topeka's juvenile correctional facility.
An in-depth look at current trends and changes within the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) has been published and is available to the public.
Longtime Kansas Department of Corrections employee Timothy Easley will assume deputy warden duties on September 28.
Secretary Ray Roberts took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Monday after nominating the Kansas Department of Corrections' (KDOC) deputy secretaries, wardens and superintendents to follow his lead.