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by Cheryl Cadue last modified Nov 02, 2016 03:03 PM
State Releases Plans to Improve Juvenile Justice System, Promote Public Safety and Reduce Costs

State Releases Plans to Improve Juvenile Justice System, Promote Public Safety and Reduce Costs

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 20, 2017 03:27 PM

The Kansas Juvenile Justice Workgroup today submitted to state leaders a comprehensive set of data-driven policy recommendations designed to increase public safety, effectively hold juvenile offenders accountable and reduce juvenile justice costs. The Workgroup’s recommendations will be used as the foundation for statutory, budgetary, and administrative changes during the 2016 session of the legislature.

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Governor Brownback, Kansas Leaders Announce Formation of Juvenile Justice Workgroup

Governor Brownback, Kansas Leaders Announce Formation of Juvenile Justice Workgroup

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 20, 2017 03:23 PM

Governor Sam Brownback, legislative leaders and Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss today announced formation of a bipartisan panel that will examine Kansas’ juvenile justice system and recommend comprehensive reforms aimed at improving public safety and outcomes for youth.

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Cost Study of Youth Residential Centers for Juvenile Offenders Released

Cost Study of Youth Residential Centers for Juvenile Offenders Released

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Nov 02, 2016 03:02 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) today released its legislatively mandated report on Youth Residential Center II (YRCII) costs and services. Other than secure juvenile correctional facilities, YRCII placements constitute the largest youth programming expense in the KDOC budget. The cost study is now available online.

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KDOC and Department of Justice Sign Agreement

KDOC and Department of Justice Sign Agreement

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Nov 02, 2016 03:04 PM

Effective today, the Kansas Department of Corrections and the U.S. Department of Justice have announced a mutual agreement which will allow for an independent monitor to oversee implementation of the agreement, including site visits to the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) to verify reform compliance and the general atmosphere of the facility.

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2014 KDOC Annual Report Released

2014 KDOC Annual Report Released

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 18, 2017 02:22 PM

An in-depth look at current trends and changes within the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) has been published and is available to the public.

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