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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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