Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

Log in

Sections

You are here: Home

News & Announcements

by admin last modified Aug 03, 2020 07:55 AM
Site News

Education in the Prison

Education in the Prison

by Rebecca Witte last modified Aug 06, 2020 03:10 PM

When most teachers graduate college, they picture being able to share their knowledge in a traditional classroom setting. For Andrea Black, GED instructor at El Dorado Correctional Facility, the thought of helping a group of people who many would write off as undeserving was enough to inspire her to pursue teaching within the walls of a prison.

Education in the Prison - Read More…

Topeka Correctional Facility Staff Member Dies from COVID-19 Complications

Topeka Correctional Facility Staff Member Dies from COVID-19 Complications

by Rebecca Witte last modified Jul 29, 2020 07:22 PM

Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Secretary Jeff Zmuda announced today that one staff member at the Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) died on Saturday, July 25, due to complications from COVID-19. This is the third staff death related to the virus with the first two being at the Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF).

Topeka Correctional Facility Staff Member Dies from COVID-19 Complications - Read More…

Confirmed COVID-19 Case at Hutchinson Correctional Facility

by Rebecca Witte last modified Jul 10, 2020 11:07 AM

Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) Secretary Jeff Zmuda announced today that one staff member at Hutchinson Correctional Facility (HCF) tested positive for COVID-19. This is the seventh KDOC facility with a confirmed case, with the first cases reported at Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF), Wichita Work Release Facility, Topeka Correctional Facility, Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex, El Dorado Correctional Facility and Ellsworth Correctional Facility.

Confirmed COVID-19 Case at Hutchinson Correctional Facility - Read More…

Face Masks Required in all KDOC buildings

Face Masks Required in all KDOC buildings

by Rebecca Witte last modified Jul 02, 2020 03:19 PM

Consistent with Governor Kelly’s Executive Order #20-52 requiring the use of facemasks in public places, beginning July 3rd, anyone entering KDOC buildings (facilities, parole offices, central office) will be required to wear a mask.

Face Masks Required in all KDOC buildings - Read More…

LCF Declared a Contained Site by KDHE

LCF Declared a Contained Site by KDHE

by Rebecca Witte last modified Jun 09, 2020 04:02 PM

As of June 1, 2020, KDHE confirmed the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus at LCF as contained. As a result, the Guardsmen who have supported logistics, food and medical services at the facility concluded their mission on June 4.

LCF Declared a Contained Site by KDHE - Read More…

Document Actions

COVID-19 Resource Center
Visit the KDHE web site for the most up-to-date statewide COVID-19 information.
Tweets
Thanks to @Rep_Watkins' office for joining us to talk #collegeinprison. A study by the @RANDCorporation found that… https://t.co/0mi6xY2j1z Jul 29, 2020 07:23 PM
A great meeting with @RepDavids. Quality employment is a key to successful reentry. What significantly helps with g… https://t.co/z39y43vy5B Jul 29, 2020 01:35 PM