Randy Bowman, Juvenile Services Director of Community Based Services, will assume the role vacated by Williams, based on approval from the Governor’s Office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday in Garden City, the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) celebrated EmberHope for providing a program of therapy and supervision as an alternative to removing youth from their homes or incarcerating them.
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.
The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) has announced it will explore options for constructing a new facility at the Lansing Correctional Facility site to use in place of the current structures, which were built in the 1860s. The facility has housed offenders since 1863.
At-home juvenile treatment program expanding to improve outcomes for juvenile offenders
Wild mustangs trained at Hutchinson Correctional Facility and now part of the Fort Riley Color Guard will march in the presidential inaugural parade in Washington D.C. Friday.
An in-depth look at current trends and changes within the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is now available on the agency's website.
A photography exhibit featuring portraits of offenders and images of life inside Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) facilities opens today at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum, 17th Street and Jewell Avenue. The exhibit runs through April 1.
Joe Norwood, nominee for the position of Secretary of the Kansas Department of Corrections, was confirmed unanimously by the Kansas Senate Tuesday, January 17.
News releases about KDOC events distributed to statewide media from previous years