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Drill Simulates Hostage Situation at El Dorado Correctional Facility

Drill Simulates Hostage Situation at El Dorado Correctional Facility

by KDOC News last modified Apr 05, 2017 03:24 PM

An exercise at El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF) saw Kansas Army National Guard (KSARNG) helicopters landing at the facility and corrections officers acting out a hostage situation at the facility Wednesday.

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KDOC Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 2-8

KDOC Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 2-8

by KDOC News last modified Apr 04, 2017 07:52 AM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC), in commemoration of Kansas Crime Victims' Rights Week, April 2-8, 2017, will present programs for correctional staff and inmates illustrating how victim-centered practices benefit victims and inmates.

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KDOC Staff Train to Help Offenders Transition by Offering a Helping Hand to the Needy

KDOC Staff Train to Help Offenders Transition by Offering a Helping Hand to the Needy

by KDOC News last modified Apr 05, 2017 03:20 PM

KDOC staff who work to help offenders transition back to life outside of prison gathered for two days of training in Wichita on March 30 and 31

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Kansas Prisoner Review Board Will Not Hold Public Comment Session in April

Kansas Prisoner Review Board Will Not Hold Public Comment Session in April

by KDOC News last modified Mar 13, 2017 12:17 PM

The Kansas Prisoner Review Board (PRB) will combine public comment sessions for offenders eligible for parole in May and June during its March public comment sessions. No public comment sessions will be held in April.

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Staff Say Farewell at Closing of Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility

Staff Say Farewell at Closing of Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility

by KDOC News last modified Mar 22, 2017 04:48 PM

Staff of Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) said goodbye as the doors of the facility were permanently closed Friday, March 3. The facility capable of housing 128 male youth stood empty that afternoon.

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KDOC Celebrates Launch of Therapy Program for Juvenile Offenders in Salina

KDOC Celebrates Launch of Therapy Program for Juvenile Offenders in Salina

by KDOC News last modified Mar 03, 2017 11:34 AM

Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) celebrated Cornerstones of Care Wednesday in Salina for providing a program of therapy and supervision as an alternative to removing youth from their homes or incarcerating them.

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KDOC Celebrates One Year of Therapy Program for Juvenile Offenders in Southeast Kansas

KDOC Celebrates One Year of Therapy Program for Juvenile Offenders in Southeast Kansas

by KDOC News last modified Mar 01, 2017 11:45 AM

On Friday, Feb. 24, in Pittsburg, the Kansas Department of Corrections recognized Eckerd Kids for providing a program of therapy and supervision as an alternative to removing youth from their homes or incarcerating them.

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Blues Singer Rita Chiarelli Performs with Women Inmate Choir

Blues Singer Rita Chiarelli Performs with Women Inmate Choir

by KDOC News last modified Feb 16, 2017 03:38 PM

A short video filmed at Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) featuring a female inmate choir will be shown Friday, Feb. 17, at the Folk Alliance International Conference being held in Kansas City.

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Former New York Inmate Turned Fitness Entrepreneur Films at Lansing

Former New York Inmate Turned Fitness Entrepreneur Films at Lansing

by KDOC News last modified Feb 10, 2017 04:35 PM

New York City-based workout expert Coss Marte uses sweat and pain to build character, as well as healthy bodies. He pushes his clients to use their own body weight and limited space to hone their physiques. He knows how to do this, because he once lost 70 pounds himself, doing exercises primarily in a prison cell.

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