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Oswego unit provides options for housing elderly inmates

Oswego unit provides options for housing elderly inmates

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Governor Sam Brownback, along with about 180 guests, celebrated on Feb. 1 the opening of a specialized prison facility in Oswego, which will bring relief to system overcrowding, provide needed services to aging inmates, and give an economic boost to the southeast Kansas corridor.

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Report outlines recommendations to increase public safety and save taxpayer dollars

Report outlines recommendations to increase public safety and save taxpayer dollars

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Gov. Sam Brownback and Corrections Secretary Ray Roberts, along with experts from the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, announced the release of a final report on the Kansas Justice Reinvestment Initiative today at a policy forum on public safety and corrections.

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Governor Signs Order to Move Juvenile Justice Agency to Department of Corrections

Governor Signs Order to Move Juvenile Justice Agency to Department of Corrections

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback took the first step Friday to reorganize the state’s juvenile justice system, putting into motion his plan to move the management of more than 1,500 juvenile offenders under the auspices of the state department of corrections.

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State sponsors study of disproportionate contact, incarceration of minorities in juvenile system

State sponsors study of disproportionate contact, incarceration of minorities in juvenile system

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

Data accumulated over a two year period revealed interesting trends in minority youth contact with law enforcement and in the detention of juveniles in Kansas – data that researchers are sharing with the general population across Kansas with the goal to “change the mentality of the system.”

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National Mentoring Month celebrates the impact of mentors on former offenders

National Mentoring Month celebrates the impact of mentors on former offenders

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is recognizing National Mentoring Month by continuing the call for Kansans to provide crucial mentoring to inmates as they transition from incarceration.

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