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Governor Colyer proclaims Kansas Correctional Officer's and Employee's Week

Governor Colyer proclaims Kansas Correctional Officer's and Employee's Week

by KDOC News last modified May 08, 2018 04:17 PM

Governor Jeff Colyer is calling on Kansans to recognize the contributions of Kansas correctional officers and employees during the week of May 6-12.

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31 LCMHF inmates pass GED through Barton; dozens earn industry certifications

31 LCMHF inmates pass GED through Barton; dozens earn industry certifications

by KDOC News last modified May 03, 2018 10:42 AM

Xavier Pennington landed in jail in 2016 for dealing drugs. It was rock bottom, but from there he had nowhere to go but up. Now the once high-school-dropout has earned his diploma via the state GED exam through Barton Community College, and has mastered skills to earn an honest wage when he is released in November of 2019.

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Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial events to be held Thursday and Friday

Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial events to be held Thursday and Friday

by KDOC News last modified May 02, 2018 12:19 PM

A candlelight vigil for fallen officers will take place at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 3, followed the next day by the memorial ceremony at noon in Topeka. Both events will begin at the Kansas Statehouse and end at the Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial located on the grounds of the statehouse.

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Topeka Facility Hosting Annual Plant Sale

Topeka Facility Hosting Annual Plant Sale

by KDOC News last modified May 02, 2018 12:19 PM

Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) will host a plant sale for the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 1 to May 13 on the front grounds of the facility. The sale features annuals, perennials, herbs, grasses and vegetable plants cultivated by the inmates of the all-female facility.

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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 May 11, 2018 11:07 AM

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 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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