News & Announcements
The 35th Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held at noon, Friday, May 5, in the second floor rotunda at the Kansas State House. The ceremony will honor Kansas City Police Department Detective Brad Lancaster, Kansas City Police Department Captain Robert Melton and Johnson County Sheriff's Office Master Deputy Brandon Collins.
Randy Bowman, Juvenile Services Director of Community Based Services, will assume the role vacated by Williams, based on approval from the Governor’s Office.
An exercise at El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF) saw Kansas Army National Guard (KSARNG) helicopters landing at the facility and corrections officers acting out a hostage situation at the facility Wednesday.
The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC), in commemoration of Kansas Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 2-8, 2017, will present programs for correctional staff and inmates illustrating how victim-centered practices benefit victims and inmates.
KDOC staff who work to help offenders transition back to life outside of prison gathered for two days of training in Wichita on March 30 and 31
The Kansas Prisoner Review Board (PRB) will combine public comment sessions for offenders eligible for parole in May and June during its March public comment sessions. No public comment sessions will be held in April.
Staff of Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) said goodbye as the doors of the facility were permanently closed Friday, March 3. The facility capable of housing 128 male youth stood empty that afternoon.
Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) celebrated Cornerstones of Care Wednesday in Salina for providing a program of therapy and supervision as an alternative to removing youth from their homes or incarcerating them.
On Friday, Feb. 24, in Pittsburg, the Kansas Department of Corrections recognized Eckerd Kids for providing a program of therapy and supervision as an alternative to removing youth from their homes or incarcerating them.