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Governor Brownback, Kansas Leaders Announce Formation of Juvenile Justice Workgroup

Governor Brownback, Kansas Leaders Announce Formation of Juvenile Justice Workgroup

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Nov 02, 2016 03:04 PM

Governor Sam Brownback, legislative leaders and Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss today announced formation of a bipartisan panel that will examine Kansas’ juvenile justice system and recommend comprehensive reforms aimed at improving public safety and outcomes for youth.

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Larned Teen Named Finalist in National Talent Contest for Youth in Juvenile Justice

Larned Teen Named Finalist in National Talent Contest for Youth in Juvenile Justice

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Nicodemus G. from Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility earned a spot in the finals this week for his take on pop singer Ariana Grande’s song ‘Break Free’ as part of a national virtual talent contest. The contest is part of the 20th anniversary celebration for Performance-based Standards (PbS), an initiative of the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) that provides national standards for juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers.

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LJCF Dons Red High Heels to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

LJCF Dons Red High Heels to "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"

by Kim Teegerstrom last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) staff and youth raised funds and awareness to combat violence against women as part of Great Bend’s sixth annual "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event held April 28.

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LJCF Recognizes Newly Promoted Supervisors

LJCF Recognizes Newly Promoted Supervisors

by Kim Teegerstrom last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) recognized three newly promoted staff at its Town Hall meeting held Wednesday, May 6. Those recognized were: Charles Perez, Juvenile Corrections Officer II (sergeant); Justin Veeder, Juvenile Corrections Officer III (lieutenant); and Sam Sullivan, Juvenile Corrections Officer II (sergeant).

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Governor Brownback Signs Proclamation for Correctional Officers and Employees Week, May 3 - 9, 2015

Governor Brownback Signs Proclamation for Correctional Officers and Employees Week, May 3 - 9, 2015

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

Highlighting the important role correctional officers and employees play in making Kansas safer, Governor Sam Brownback has signed a proclamation declaring May 3 through 9, 2015 as Kansas Correctional Officers and Employees Week.

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33rd Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial to Honor Topeka Corporal Jason Harwood

33rd Annual Kansas Law Enforcement Memorial to Honor Topeka Corporal Jason Harwood

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

A candlelight vigil will begin in the first floor rotunda of the Kansas statehouse at 8 p.m., Thursday, May 7, 2015. The memorial ceremony and wreath laying ceremony will begin in the second floor rotunda of the Kansas statehouse at noon, Friday, May 8, 2015.

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Juvenile Justice Reforms Working in Wyandotte County

Juvenile Justice Reforms Working in Wyandotte County

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 03, 2017 12:04 PM

New strategies are putting fewer juvenile offenders in detention in Wyandotte County but also helping those youth who are behind bars.

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Cost Study of Youth Residential Centers for Juvenile Offenders Released

Cost Study of Youth Residential Centers for Juvenile Offenders Released

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Nov 02, 2016 03:02 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) today released its legislatively mandated report on Youth Residential Center II (YRCII) costs and services. Other than secure juvenile correctional facilities, YRCII placements constitute the largest youth programming expense in the KDOC budget. The cost study is now available online.

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KDOC and Department of Justice Sign Agreement

KDOC and Department of Justice Sign Agreement

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Nov 02, 2016 03:04 PM

Effective today, the Kansas Department of Corrections and the U.S. Department of Justice have announced a mutual agreement which will allow for an independent monitor to oversee implementation of the agreement, including site visits to the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) to verify reform compliance and the general atmosphere of the facility.

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