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KDOC kicks off reconstruction of Lansing Correctional Facility

KDOC kicks off reconstruction of Lansing Correctional Facility

by KDOC News last modified Apr 19, 2018 07:10 PM

Governor Jeff Colyer joined Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood today along with state and local officials to launch the reconstruction of Lansing Correctional Facility, the state’s oldest and largest correctional facility.

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KDOC Director Audrey Cress honored for helping victims of crime

KDOC Director Audrey Cress honored for helping victims of crime

by KDOC News last modified Apr 19, 2018 06:57 PM

Kansas Department of Corrections’ (KDOC) Office of Victim Services Director Audrey Cress was honored Thursday for her efforts on behalf of crime victims during the 21st Annual Crime Victims’ Rights Conference in Topeka.

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Kansas Correctional Industries takes a new approach to improve performance

Kansas Correctional Industries takes a new approach to improve performance

by KDOC News last modified Mar 30, 2018 03:48 PM

Kansas Correctional Industries (KCI), a self-supporting state agency under the direction of the Kansas Department of Corrections, recently hosted a Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt training as KCI looks to improve operational performance.

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Tickets on sale for Ellsworth's annual dinner theater inmate performance

Tickets on sale for Ellsworth's annual dinner theater inmate performance

by KDOC News last modified Apr 02, 2018 09:49 AM

Ellsworth Correctional Facility inmates will be performing Neil Simon's comedy "Fools" for this year's dinner theater performances April 20, 21, 28 and 29. Tickets range in price from $20 to $25 with proceeds benefiting the Right Track Foundation at the Spiritual Life Center.

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Paul Snyder named Warden for El Dorado Correctional Facility

Paul Snyder named Warden for El Dorado Correctional Facility

by KDOC News last modified Mar 26, 2018 04:21 PM

Paul Snyder, a 25-year veteran of the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC), will take the helm as warden of El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF), Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood announced Monday.

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Ellsworth inmates raise money for local high school marching band

Ellsworth inmates raise money for local high school marching band

by KDOC News last modified Mar 29, 2018 10:29 AM

The Ellsworth Junior/Senior High School marching band performed recently at Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) to thank an inmate group for its $2,000 contribution for new band uniforms.

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Girls create their own library at KJCC

Girls create their own library at KJCC

by KDOC News last modified Mar 08, 2018 12:04 PM

A year ago, checking out a library book was not always easy for female residents at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC). Classes are often held in the library and female residents also must wait for staff to clear the area of male residents who are housed in the same building as the library.

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Cowley College receives grant to start barbering program at Winfield Correctional Facility

Cowley College receives grant to start barbering program at Winfield Correctional Facility

by Courtesy of Cowley College last modified Feb 05, 2018 12:22 PM

Working closely with the Winfield Correctional Facility and the Kansas Department of Corrections, Cowley College recently received the funding needed to create a Barbering program for inmates through the Kansas Department of Commerce and Workforce Aligned with Industry Demand (AID) initiative.

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Construction on Lansing Correctional Facility Begins in May 2018

Construction on Lansing Correctional Facility Begins in May 2018

by KDOC News last modified Jan 30, 2018 04:21 PM

The rebuilding of Lansing Correctional Facility, the state’s oldest and largest correctional facility, is scheduled to start in May following legislative approval last week.

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