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Inmate Deaths Under Investigation

Inmate Deaths Under Investigation

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Apr 30, 2019 11:26 AM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is investigating whether illegal drugs played a role in four recent inmate deaths at three state correctional facilities. The KDOC also is working to raise awareness among the inmate population of the potential lethal consequences of using illegal drugs introduced into correctional facilities.

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Former KDOC Dental Instructor Faces Criminal Charges

Former KDOC Dental Instructor Faces Criminal Charges

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Apr 26, 2019 04:30 PM

An investigation by the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) has led to criminal charges in Shawnee County against a former Topeka Correctional Facility dental instructor for inappropriate conduct involving female inmates.

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KDOC spotlights dangers of K2/Spice

KDOC spotlights dangers of K2/Spice

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Apr 26, 2019 04:55 PM

Synthetic marijuana, known as K2 or Spice, is a growing problem for correctional facilities around the country. Education about the dangers of the illicit drug begins for offenders as they enter the KDOC.

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81 LCMHF inmates celebrate educational landmarks through Barton

81 LCMHF inmates celebrate educational landmarks through Barton

by Barton Community College last modified Apr 25, 2019 04:13 PM

More than a year and a half ago, Jerry Jett was a high school dropout. He wound up arrested and incarcerated for aggravated robbery. He will be released in May. Statistically speaking, he would normally have a high likelihood of reincarceration, a trend known as recidivism.

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Topeka Correctional Facility's annual plant sale starts May 6

Topeka Correctional Facility's annual plant sale starts May 6

by KDOC News last modified Apr 22, 2019 11:09 AM

Topeka Correctional Facility invites the public to attend its annual plant sale held on its front lawn at Rice Road and 10th Street May 6-19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

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