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At 10:22 pm this evening, inmate Randy Ridens, Sr, was apprehended as he was entering Topeka, Kansas. He was immediately transported back to Lansing Correctional Facility. Earlier in the evening, Allen Hurst and Scott Gilbert, the other two minimum custody escapees from Lansing Correctional Facility, had been apprehended and taken into custody by law enforcement officers in Clinton County, Missouri.
This year's Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS) Conference will be held June 2 – 4, 2013 at the Ramada Inn Conference Center, 420 SE 6th Street, in Topeka.
Following a ceremony to honor the winners of several awards from each of the state's correctional facilities, Governor Sam Brownback named the agency's statewide winners.
Prisoner Review Board Member Kathleen Graves to head Corrections’ Community and Field Services Division
Secretary Ray Roberts today announced the appointment of Kathleen Graves as Deputy Secretary of Community and Field Services.
More than 130 people, mostly residents of the Ellsworth area, packed an auditorium recently for a dinner-theater performance of the comedy The Ransom of Red Chief. But they weren’t there to see some performance of a traveling drama troupe. Nor were they on hand to support members of the town in a community theater.