News & Announcements
Family United Transportation Service, a Kansas-City based company, can help family and friends of inmates visit several Kansas prisons. The company offers periodic transportation in the hopes of helping families through the challenge of incarceration. Please click below to see more information for Family United Transportation.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback met with prisoners and their mentors Thursday morning at the Lansing Correctional Facility to learn about their experience in the state’s Mentoring4Success program. The mentors/mentees are part of the non-profit Brothers in Blue Re-Entry program (BIB) at the state prison.
The Governor’s Office Internship Program is seeking motivated students for a hands-on experience in the Kansas Department of Corrections, or in several other areas of state government. Your chance to learn the inner workings of state government and to contribute to growing and improving the State of Kansas begins here.
The East Hill Singers, a chorus comprised of inmates from Lansing Correctional Facility and volunteer singers from the Kansas City area, took to the road for their annual tour of performances in and around Kansas City. The group performs several times a year as an effort to incorporate the arts in the rehabilitation process. The Seize the Day collection of songs performed this year includes the crowd-favorite "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," which can be viewed here.
Warden McKune retires today after 37 years with the KDOC. He will continue his career in corrections as the Director for the Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center.
Corrections Secretary Roberts Addresses the U.S. Department of Justice Report on Topeka Correctional Facility
Secretary Roberts addressed federal findings during a press conference Friday at TCF.
Press conference to be held at Topeka Correctional Facility at 2 p.m., today.
Established by HB 2684, the JR working group will review data analyses conducted by the Council of State Governments (CSG).
Authorities located Robert E. Cook, 52, Monday morning in Byers, more than a week after Cook and another inmate fled Winfield Correctional Facility in a state-owned truck. The other inmate, Frank Crutchfield, 48, was arrested Wednesday, June 20.