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Wichita Work Release Facility Walk Away Resident #93668 Elvin Eugene Morris by Carol Pitts — last modified Oct 08, 2021 01:03 PM
TOPEKA, Kansas – The Kansas Department of Corrections is asking for the public’s help in locating KDOC Inmate #93668 Elvin Eugene Morris. Morris was placed on escape status at approximately 7:50 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2021, after he failed to report back to the Wichita Work Release Facility.
Access, quality of Kansas juvenile defense subject of new report by Carol Pitts — last modified Dec 04, 2020 09:16 AM
A report recently released by the National Juvenile Defense Center (NJDC) looks at access and quality of juvenile defense in Kansas.
KDOC partners with federal agencies, local law enforcement on Kansas Fugitive Task Force by Carol Pitts — last modified Dec 01, 2020 08:42 AM
KDOC Secretary Jeff Zmuda met recently with Ron Miller, U.S. Marshall for the State of Kansas, to discuss the relationship between the two organizations and the joint commitment to improving public safety in our communities.
Second Chance Pell Grants bring over $2.2 million for CTE, degree programs by Carol Pitts — last modified Nov 24, 2020 01:39 PM
The funding will enable approximately 700 incarcerated citizens to participate in credit-bearing Career Technical Education (CTE) programs in addition to associate and four-year degrees.
New $996,679 grant for substance abuse programming and case management by Carol Pitts — last modified Nov 23, 2020 01:25 PM
Grant funds will expand programming at El Dorado and Lansing correctional facilities.
Resident Death at Hutchinson Correctional Facility by Nancy Burghart — last modified Nov 02, 2020 11:00 AM
Resident Death at Kansas Correctional Facility by Nancy Burghart — last modified Oct 20, 2020 03:50 PM
Resident Death at Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility by Rebecca Witte — last modified Sep 10, 2020 09:43 AM
A Larned Correctional Facility resident who died Monday, September 7, had tested positive for COVID-19. This is the fifth resident death related to COVID-19.
Support and Dedication a Key to Success by Rebecca Witte — last modified Aug 27, 2020 02:30 PM
When Glendale was released from prison, he was quickly swept up by old habits and old acquaintances. He started using drugs again and ended up in jail for 30 days. When he released, his first call was to Jera Thompson, KDOC job specialist, who worked with him during his time at HCF. Jera was able to quickly connect him with community resources that could help steer him in the right direction.
Hutchinson Correctional Facility on Lockdown by Rebecca Witte — last modified Aug 12, 2020 03:18 PM
Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Secretary Jeff Zmuda announced today that a lockdown has been implemented at the Hutchinson Correctional Facility (HCF) Central Unit after testing revealed additional staff and residents as positive for COVID-19.

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