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Senate Confirms Joe Norwood as Corrections Secretary

Senate Confirms Joe Norwood as Corrections Secretary

by KDOC News last modified Jan 18, 2017 10:25 AM

Joe Norwood, nominee for the position of Secretary of the Kansas Department of Corrections, was confirmed unanimously by the Kansas Senate Tuesday, January 17.

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Human Trafficking Expert Speaks to KDOC Staff

Human Trafficking Expert Speaks to KDOC Staff

by KDOC News last modified Jan 11, 2017 04:24 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) plays an integral part in the fight against human trafficking, according to an expert on the topic who addressed KDOC staff Tuesday in Topeka.

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Governor Brownback Proclaims January 2017 Mentoring Month

Governor Brownback Proclaims January 2017 Mentoring Month

by KDOC News last modified Jan 05, 2017 10:23 AM

Gov. Sam Brownback praised the mentoring program of the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) as he proclaimed January 2017 as Mentoring Month.

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25 Receive High School Diplomas at KJCC

25 Receive High School Diplomas at KJCC

by KDOC News last modified Jan 19, 2017 04:28 PM

The largest group to ever participate in a high school graduation within a Kansas correctional facility received diplomas Friday at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) in Topeka.

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Governor, Sec. Norwood Observe Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Governor, Sec. Norwood Observe Human Trafficking Awareness Month

by Todd Fertig last modified Jan 03, 2017 11:59 AM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback today proclaimed January to be Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Gov. Brownback was joined by Attorney General Derek Schmidt; Secretary Lana Gordon, Kansas Department of Labor; Secretary Phyllis Gilmore, Kansas Department for Children and Families; Secretary Susan Mosier, M.D., MBA, FACS, Kansas Department of Health and Environment; and Secretary Joe Norwood, Kansas Department of Corrections in issuing today’s proclamation.

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KDOC's Batterer Intervention Program: Taking a Stand, Making a Difference

KDOC's Batterer Intervention Program: Taking a Stand, Making a Difference

by KDOC News last modified Jan 19, 2017 04:29 PM

Every year across the nation, October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) joins this effort to take a stand against domestic violence.

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Don Langford Named Warden of Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility

Don Langford Named Warden of Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility

by adamp last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:02 PM

Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood announced today that Don Langford has been named warden of the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility (LCMHF).

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Barton Celebrates Inmate Success at Ellsworth Correctional Facility

Barton Celebrates Inmate Success at Ellsworth Correctional Facility

by Barton Community College last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:01 PM

Barton Community College honored 130 inmates at Ellsworth Correctional Facility (ECF) Tuesday during ECF's 12th annual Learning Celebration.

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Everyone is Responsible for Success

Everyone is Responsible for Success

by adamp last modified Jan 03, 2017 11:59 AM

For two days in September, Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) staff came together to focus on getting #BackToBasics while helping others in need. Through the #HelpingHands Project, KDOC staff challenged each other to work together more effectively as a team while learning from each other and giving back.

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