Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

Log in

Sections

You are here: Home / Newsroom / News Stories / ARCHIVED News Stories / ARCHIVED: 2012 & Earlier News Stories

ARCHIVED: 2012 & Earlier News Stories

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM
Registration Open for 2013 KCJIS Conference

Registration Open for 2013 KCJIS Conference

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

This year's Kansas Criminal Justice Information System (KCJIS) Conference will be held June 2 – 4, 2013 at the Ramada Inn Conference Center, 420 SE 6th Street, in Topeka.

Registration Open for 2013 KCJIS Conference - Read More…

Oswego officers will lay foundation for new unit

Oswego officers will lay foundation for new unit

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Twelve new corrections officers who will staff the new Southeast Unit of the El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF) in Oswego were tasked with laying the foundation for the future of the facility at their graduation ceremony on Dec. 28, 2012.

Oswego officers will lay foundation for new unit - Read More…

Ellsworth program for disabled gets boost from inmates

Ellsworth program for disabled gets boost from inmates

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Inmates from the Ellsworth Correctional Facility recently contributed to Mosaic, a program for the developmentally disabled, prompting one inmate to say, "This is the first time I've ever been able to give a helping hand." The article appears courtesy of the Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter.

Ellsworth program for disabled gets boost from inmates - Read More…

Topeka Parole Office helps animal rescue project

Topeka Parole Office helps animal rescue project

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Christmas can be a lonely time for anyone separated from loved ones, even if that someone is a Great Dane, Golden Retriever or Poodle. Life’s challenges for humans can leave pets in a desperate spot. But one local animal rescue service is teaming up with the Topeka Parole Office to make sure dogs in the area are taken care of this holiday season.

Topeka Parole Office helps animal rescue project - Read More…

Governor addresses graduates of JJA high school program

Governor addresses graduates of JJA high school program

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Looking toward a brighter future for juvenile services in the state, Governor Sam Brownback celebrated the accomplishments of 15 students Friday who were graduating from Lawrence Gardner High School.

Governor addresses graduates of JJA high school program - Read More…

KDOC housing re-entry initiative in Wyandotte County earns honors at state conference

KDOC housing re-entry initiative in Wyandotte County earns honors at state conference

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

The Wyandotte County Offender Reentry Treatment and Housing Initiative (WORTHI) recently received the 2011 Ad Astra Award during the 6th Annual Kansas Housing Conference held in Wichita. The conference recognizes those who demonstrate excellence in developing affordable housing, shaping housing policy and creating innovative housing solutions to meet the needs of low and moderate-income Kansans.

KDOC housing re-entry initiative in Wyandotte County earns honors at state conference - Read More…

Governor proposes merging KDOC and JJA

Governor proposes merging KDOC and JJA

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced today he will propose an executive reorganization order during the 2013 Kansas Legislative session to merge the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority (JJA) with the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC).

Governor proposes merging KDOC and JJA - Read More…

Transportation available for visits to Kansas prisons from KC

Transportation available for visits to Kansas prisons from KC

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Family United Transportation Service, a Kansas-City based company, can help family and friends of inmates visit several Kansas prisons. The company offers periodic transportation in the hopes of helping families through the challenge of incarceration. Please click below to see more information for Family United Transportation.

Transportation available for visits to Kansas prisons from KC - Read More…

Governor meets with prisoners about Mentoring4Success program

Governor meets with prisoners about Mentoring4Success program

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback met with prisoners and their mentors Thursday morning at the Lansing Correctional Facility to learn about their experience in the state’s Mentoring4Success program. The mentors/mentees are part of the non-profit Brothers in Blue Re-Entry program (BIB) at the state prison.

Governor meets with prisoners about Mentoring4Success program - Read More…

East Hill Singers Seize the Day

East Hill Singers Seize the Day

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

The East Hill Singers, a chorus comprised of inmates from Lansing Correctional Facility and volunteer singers from the Kansas City area, took to the road for their annual tour of performances in and around Kansas City. The group performs several times a year as an effort to incorporate the arts in the rehabilitation process. The Seize the Day collection of songs performed this year includes the crowd-favorite "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," which can be viewed here.

East Hill Singers Seize the Day - Read More…

Governor's Office Seeks Intern Candidates

Governor's Office Seeks Intern Candidates

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

The Governor’s Office Internship Program is seeking motivated students for a hands-on experience in the Kansas Department of Corrections, or in several other areas of state government. Your chance to learn the inner workings of state government and to contribute to growing and improving the State of Kansas begins here.

Governor's Office Seeks Intern Candidates - Read More…

Kansas Prison Nurses are Among the Nation's Best Trained

Kansas Prison Nurses are Among the Nation's Best Trained

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

October 2011 - Nurses at Kansas' eight state prisons are among the first in the nation to earn certification for correctional nursing.

Kansas Prison Nurses are Among the Nation's Best Trained - Read More…

KDOC Receives Nearly $600,000 Federal Grant to Further PREA Efforts

KDOC Receives Nearly $600,000 Federal Grant to Further PREA Efforts

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

October 2011 - The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs awarded $599,862 to the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) to support the KDOC in preventing, detecting and responding to sexual victimization.

KDOC Receives Nearly $600,000 Federal Grant to Further PREA Efforts - Read More…

Cabins in Kansas Offer More than Just Lodging

Cabins in Kansas Offer More than Just Lodging

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections is giving their inmates a unique opportunity to put their time to productive use. At the Norton, Hutchinson, and Ellsworth Correctional Facilities, inmates may participate in a program that provides them with valuable technical training in the constructions crafts, as well as providing lodging for visitors to Kansas state parks.

Cabins in Kansas Offer More than Just Lodging - Read More…

Cabins in Kansas Offer More than Just Lodging (PDF Format)

The following is the article as it appears in the Fall 2011 edition of The Cornerstone, a quarterly publication produced by The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), a not-for-profit education foundation created to develop industry-driven standardized craft training programs with portable credentials and help address the critical workforce shortage facing the construction industry.

Cabins in Kansas Offer More than Just Lodging (PDF Format) - Read More…

NCVRW Courage Walk/Rally Commercial

NCVRW Courage Walk/Rally Commercial

by David Cook last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

See attached commercial promoting National Crime Victims' Rights Week events:

NCVRW Courage Walk/Rally Commercial - Read More…

KJCC Residents Receive First Environmental Water Technology Credential

KJCC Residents Receive First Environmental Water Technology Credential

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Nine residents from the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) in Topeka received the first Environmental Water Technology credential at a ceremony at the facility on April 17.

KJCC Residents Receive First Environmental Water Technology Credential - Read More…

Document Actions