News & Announcements
At approximately 5 a.m., four Kansas Department of Corrections inmates housed in the Ottawa County Jail escaped.
The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) offers real-world work experience for undergraduate, graduate and law students. As part of the KDOC team, interns gain an in-depth introduction to the field of corrections through an individualized learning experience.
Victim Impact: Listen and Learn is a program that provides inmates an opportunity to learn how their behaviors have impacted others. Inmates learn how to define who their victims are, understand the possible impact of nine different crimes and work to comprehend the effects of those crimes on different victims.
This edition of the annual report represents a substantial change in reporting practices by combining two publications - the annual KDOC Statistical Profile and the KDOC Annual Report, resulting in a more comprehensive and more streamlined report. Included are the FY 2011 highlights and initiatives, along with detailed statistical information on the Kansas correctional system.
The Kansas Department of Corrections was well represented at the National Corrections Academy/National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Learning Center’s Offender Employment Retention Specialist (OERS) training in Aurora, Colo., January 8 – 13. Four from the KDOC successfully participated: Zachary Burgoon, Topeka Correctional Facility; Eliott Nelson, Kansas City Parole Office/Lansing Correctional Facility; Kelli Martinez, Topeka Parole Office; and Cindy Rowland, Hutchinson Correctional Facility.
U.S. EPA to present a WasteWise State Government Partner of the Year Award to HCF Wednesday, January 18.
Governor Sam Brownback and Secretary of Corrections Ray Roberts will hold a joint news conference in Wichita at 3 p.m., Tuesday, regarding the Mentoring4Success (M4S) Initiative.
Matthew Glen Allender and Chad Duane Amack were apprehended without incident at approximately 10:30 p.m., Wednesday.
The Kansas Department of Corrections is giving their inmates a unique opportunity to put their time to productive use. At the Norton, Hutchinson, and Ellsworth Correctional Facilities, inmates may participate in a program that provides them with valuable technical training in the constructions crafts, as well as providing lodging for visitors to Kansas state parks.