News & Announcements
Gov. Sam Brownback and Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts, along with experts from the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, announced the release of a final report on the Kansas Justice Reinvestment Initiative today at a policy forum on public safety and corrections.
Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts announced today that Deputy Warden Rex Pryor of the Lansing Correctional Facility will be promoted to the position of acting warden of the prison.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback took the first step Friday to reorganize the state’s juvenile justice system, putting into motion his plan to move the management of more than 1,500 juvenile offenders under the auspices of the state department of corrections.
Data accumulated over a two year period revealed interesting trends in minority youth contact with law enforcement and in the detention of juveniles in Kansas – data that researchers are sharing with the general population across Kansas with the goal to “change the mentality of the system.”
The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is recognizing National Mentoring Month by continuing the call for Kansans to provide crucial mentoring to inmates as they transition from incarceration.