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KJCC launches Environmental Water Technology training program

KJCC launches Environmental Water Technology training program

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Youth in a Topeka juvenile correctional facility will soon begin training in a field that could net them attractive career options in the future.

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Oswego unit provides options for housing elderly inmates

Oswego unit provides options for housing elderly inmates

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Governor Sam Brownback, along with about 180 guests, celebrated on Feb. 1 the opening of a specialized prison facility in Oswego, which will bring relief to system overcrowding, provide needed services to aging inmates, and give an economic boost to the southeast Kansas corridor.

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Report outlines recommendations to increase public safety and save taxpayer dollars

Report outlines recommendations to increase public safety and save taxpayer dollars

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Gov. Sam Brownback and Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts, along with experts from the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, announced the release of a final report on the Kansas Justice Reinvestment Initiative today at a policy forum on public safety and corrections.

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Governor Signs Order to Move Juvenile Justice Agency to Department of Corrections

Governor Signs Order to Move Juvenile Justice Agency to Department of Corrections

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback took the first step Friday to reorganize the state’s juvenile justice system, putting into motion his plan to move the management of more than 1,500 juvenile offenders under the auspices of the state department of corrections.

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State sponsors study of disproportionate contact, incarceration of minorities in juvenile system

State sponsors study of disproportionate contact, incarceration of minorities in juvenile system

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Data accumulated over a two year period revealed interesting trends in minority youth contact with law enforcement and in the detention of juveniles in Kansas – data that researchers are sharing with the general population across Kansas with the goal to “change the mentality of the system.”

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National Mentoring Month celebrates the impact of mentors on former offenders

National Mentoring Month celebrates the impact of mentors on former offenders

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is recognizing National Mentoring Month by continuing the call for Kansans to provide crucial mentoring to inmates as they transition from incarceration.

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Oswego officers will lay foundation for new unit

Oswego officers will lay foundation for new unit

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Twelve new corrections officers who will staff the new Southeast Unit of the El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF) in Oswego were tasked with laying the foundation for the future of the facility at their graduation ceremony on Dec. 28, 2012.

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Ellsworth program for disabled gets boost from inmates

Ellsworth program for disabled gets boost from inmates

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Inmates from the Ellsworth Correctional Facility recently contributed to Mosaic, a program for the developmentally disabled, prompting one inmate to say, "This is the first time I've ever been able to give a helping hand." The article appears courtesy of the Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter.

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Topeka Parole Office helps animal rescue project

Topeka Parole Office helps animal rescue project

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Christmas can be a lonely time for anyone separated from loved ones, even if that someone is a Great Dane, Golden Retriever or Poodle. Life’s challenges for humans can leave pets in a desperate spot. But one local animal rescue service is teaming up with the Topeka Parole Office to make sure dogs in the area are taken care of this holiday season.

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