News & Announcements
For two days in September, Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) staff came together to focus on getting #BackToBasics while helping others in need. Through the #HelpingHands Project, KDOC staff challenged each other to work together more effectively as a team while learning from each other and giving back.
Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) Deputy Superintendent Megan Milner recently was named to the board of directors for the Performance-based Standards (PbS) Learning Institute, an initiative of the Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators that provides national standards for juvenile justice agencies, facilities and residential care providers.
Two years after his initial visit, Dr. Barry Glick and Aggression Replacement Training (ART) have returned to the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex.
The Council of Juvenile Correctional Administrators (CJCA) elected Kansas Department of Corrections' Deputy Secretary of Juvenile Services Terri Williams as secretary/clerk during its annual summer meeting in Boston, August 5-7.
Kansas Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood today announced that Shannon Meyer has been named warden of the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF).
Blake, whose real name is being withheld for privacy issues, arrived at Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex (KJCC) without a high school diploma or GED. On Friday, June 17, that changed as Blake and his 16 classmates, dressed in caps and gowns, received their diplomas from KJCC's Lawrence Gardner High School (LGHS) in front of friends and family.
Barton Community College graduation spotlights inmate who dropped out of school at 11 years old.
Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) staff Mary Ann Haynes, John Stiers and Rebecca Shottenkirk-Lawson will be among those recognized at Governor Brownback's Quarterly Employee Recognition Ceremony in Topeka on May 25.
As a former high school student in Abilene, 18-year-old Dylan, whose real name is being withheld for privacy issues, had never considered graduating a goal or even relevant. But Thursday, earning a diploma had new meaning for the Larned Juvenile Correctional Facility (LJCF) resident whose expected release is in 2018.