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by Cheryl Cadue last modified Aug 24, 2012 03:17 PM
2010 - news releases about KDOC events distributed to statewide media

Legislative Post Audit Committee Report - Department of Corrections: Reviewing Allegations of Staff Misconduct (Jan 2010)

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Aug 24, 2012 03:17 PM

This report, released by the Legislative Division of Post Audit on January 28, 2010, contains the findings, conclusions, and recommendations from the completed performance audit. Attached is the Kansas Department of Corrections addendum to the Post Audit Report. (Posted January 29, 2010)

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NEWS RELEASE: Governor Parkinson Thanks Cabinet Secretaries for Their Service (December 10, 2010)

As four cabinet secretaries step down from their posts this Friday, December 10, Governor Mark Parkinson took time to thank them for their service to the State of Kansas and name their replacements for the remainder of the Parkinson administration.

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NEWS RELEASE: Federal Grant to Aid Kansas’ Offender Reentry Efforts (October 7, 2010)

Kansas Secretary of Corrections Roger Werholtz announced today that the Department of Corrections will receive $289,768 under the federal Second Chance Act Prisoner Reentry Initiative to further advance the Kansas Offender Risk Reduction and Reentry Plan.

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KDOC Employees Raise Money for Victim Advocate Organizations in Support of Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Kansas Department of Corrections employees raised $1,940 as part of Crime Victims’ Rights Week, April 18 – 24, to support organizations throughout Kansas that provide support to crime victims.

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NEWS RELEASE: Kansas Department of Corrections Responds to Environmental Protection Agency Findings Regarding 2005 Renovation Project at Topeka Correctional Facility (March 25, 2010)

Kansas Secretary of Corrections Roger Werholtz said today that steps have already been taken to comply with an Environmental Protection Agency report released today regarding the removal of asbestos during renovation of “E” Dormitory at Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) in 2005.

NEWS RELEASE: Kansas Department of Corrections Responds to Environmental Protection Agency Findings Regarding 2005 Renovation Project at Topeka Correctional Facility (March 25, 2010) - Read More…

US EPA NEWS RELEASE: Compliance Order Issued to Kansas Department of Corrections for Asbestos Issues at Topeka Correctional Facility (March 25, 2010)

EPA Region 7 has issued an administrative compliance order against the Kansas Department of Corrections for failure to conduct an asbestos inspection prior to a 2005-2006 prison dormitory renovation project in Topeka.

US EPA NEWS RELEASE: Compliance Order Issued to Kansas Department of Corrections for Asbestos Issues at Topeka Correctional Facility (March 25, 2010) - Read More…

US EPA Administrative Compliance Order (March 24, 2010)

EPA Region 7's administrative compliance order against the Kansas Department of Corrections for failure to conduct an asbestos inspection prior to a 2005-2006 prison dormitory renovation project in Topeka.

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National Institute of Corrections Technical Assistance Report: Kansas Department of Corrections (Jan 2010)

Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson requested assistance from the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) to review the policies and training procedures related to staff sexual misconduct and cross gender supervision in the Kansas Department of Corrections, and in particular at the Topeka Correctional Facility. The report follows.

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NEWS RELEASE: Governor Parkinson Comments on National Institute of Corrections Review (Jan 2010)

The following is a statement from Governor Mark Parkinson regarding the National Institute of Corrections report on the Topeka Correctional Facility

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NEWS RELEASE: Governor Parkinson and Attorney General Six to Honor Fallen Officers during 28th Annual Memorial Ceremony (April 30, 2010)

The 28th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held Friday, May 7, beginning at noon at the law enforcement monument on the northeast corner of the Statehouse grounds. One law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty since May 2009, Sedgwick County Deputy Sheriff Brian Etheridge, will be honored this year.

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