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Holocaust survivor shares experiences with women of TCF

Holocaust survivor shares experiences with women of TCF

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Sep 18, 2017 01:48 PM

Holocaust survivor Sonia Warshawski inspired a group of female offenders at Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) Thursday, Sept. 14, with stories of her life and encouraged them to forgive, put aside hatred, and strive to overcome their circumstances.

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Governor Brownback, KDOC announce increased pay for state’s correctional officers under new pay plan

Governor Brownback, KDOC announce increased pay for state’s correctional officers under new pay plan

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Aug 17, 2017 05:31 PM

Governor Sam Brownback was joined by Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood at El Dorado Correctional Facility today to announce changes to the Kansas Department of Corrections’ pay structure to address correctional officer retention and increase recruitment of new candidates.

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KDOC Travels the State to Celebrate Reentry Week

KDOC Travels the State to Celebrate Reentry Week

by KDOC News last modified Aug 15, 2017 01:35 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) celebrated Reentry Week July 10-14 with open house events, culminating with concerts by country music artist Mark Collie.

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KDOC Assists Offenders Reintegration into Communities

KDOC Assists Offenders Reintegration into Communities

by KDOC News last modified Jul 14, 2017 03:32 PM

Reentry Week shines spotlight on programs that help offenders transition successfully

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KDOC to Observe Reentry Week 2017: Country music celebrity Mark Collie to help celebrate reentry services, perform for offenders

KDOC to Observe Reentry Week 2017: Country music celebrity Mark Collie to help celebrate reentry services, perform for offenders

by KDOC News last modified Aug 15, 2017 01:45 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) will celebrate Reentry Week July 10-14, 2017. Events will be held across the state, in facilities and parole offices, to spotlight the evidence based work done by staff, contract providers, volunteers, mentors, and community partners, which has led to a reduction in recidivism (returns to prison) in Kansas from over 55% to 35%.

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KDOC’s Juvenile Services Reform Generating Reinvestment Funds

KDOC’s Juvenile Services Reform Generating Reinvestment Funds

by KDOC News last modified Aug 15, 2017 01:36 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) announced today that improvements to the juvenile justice system, based upon reforms enacted in 2016 with Senate Bill 367, generated $12.3 million in FY17 for reinvestment in evidence-based programs for juveniles.

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KDOC, Gov. Brownback Recognize  2016 Employees and Volunteers of the Year

KDOC, Gov. Brownback Recognize 2016 Employees and Volunteers of the Year

by KDOC News last modified Aug 15, 2017 01:36 PM

Fifty-three individuals were honored by the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) June 14 in Topeka, for having been named employees and volunteers of the year for 2016.

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Kansas Takes a Leading Role in Fight Against Opioid Use Among the Justice-Involved

Kansas Takes a Leading Role in Fight Against Opioid Use Among the Justice-Involved

by KDOC News last modified Aug 15, 2017 01:37 PM

Lt. Gov. Dr. Colyer, state agencies selected to participate in nationwide study of best practices

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TCF was honored to host Sonia Warshawski, who shared her story of survival of the holocaust during World War II. https://t.co/bPDcjjEzzW Sep 14, 2017 04:45 PM
Great article in @emporiagazette about Community Corrections. Programs are working for youth and adults. #ksleg https://t.co/IyYxGjPxyd Sep 14, 2017 08:51 AM
Be sure to visit KDOC at the state fair this week @KansasStateFair https://t.co/BpqsABxMg1 Sep 13, 2017 09:06 AM