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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.

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Support and Dedication a Key to Success

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.

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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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Education in the Prison

Education in the Prison

by Rebecca Witte last modified Aug 06, 2020 03:10 PM

When most teachers graduate college, they picture being able to share their knowledge in a traditional classroom setting. For Andrea Black, GED instructor at El Dorado Correctional Facility, the thought of helping a group of people who many would write off as undeserving was enough to inspire her to pursue teaching within the walls of a prison.

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Topeka Correctional Facility Staff Member Dies from COVID-19 Complications

Topeka Correctional Facility Staff Member Dies from COVID-19 Complications

by Rebecca Witte last modified Jul 29, 2020 07:22 PM

Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Secretary Jeff Zmuda announced today that one staff member at the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) died on Saturday, July 25, due to complications from COVID-19. This is the third staff death related to the virus with the first two being at the Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF).

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