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Blues Singer Rita Chiarelli Performs with Women Inmate Choir

Blues Singer Rita Chiarelli Performs with Women Inmate Choir

by KDOC News last modified Feb 16, 2017 03:38 PM

A short video filmed at Topeka Correctional Facility (TCF) featuring a female inmate choir will be shown Friday, Feb. 17, at the Folk Alliance International Conference being held in Kansas City.

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Former New York Inmate Turned Fitness Entrepreneur Films at Lansing

Former New York Inmate Turned Fitness Entrepreneur Films at Lansing

by KDOC News last modified Feb 10, 2017 04:35 PM

New York City-based workout expert Coss Marte uses sweat and pain to build character, as well as healthy bodies. He pushes his clients to use their own body weight and limited space to hone their physiques. He knows how to do this, because he once lost 70 pounds himself, doing exercises primarily in a prison cell.

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KDOC Plans for New Construction at Lansing Correctional Facility

KDOC Plans for New Construction at Lansing Correctional Facility

by KDOC News last modified Feb 02, 2017 12:12 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) has announced it will explore options for constructing a new facility at the Lansing Correctional Facility site to use in place of the current structures, which were built in the 1860s. The facility has housed offenders since 1863.

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KDOC Launching Juvenile Justice Initiative Statewide

KDOC Launching Juvenile Justice Initiative Statewide

by KDOC News last modified Jan 31, 2017 12:08 PM

At-home juvenile treatment program expanding to improve outcomes for juvenile offenders

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KDOC-trained Horses to March in Inauguration Parade

KDOC-trained Horses to March in Inauguration Parade

by KDOC News last modified Jan 19, 2017 04:28 PM

Wild mustangs trained at Hutchinson Correctional Facility and now part of the Fort Riley Color Guard will march in the presidential inaugural parade in Washington D.C. Friday.

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FY 2016 KDOC Annual Report Released

FY 2016 KDOC Annual Report Released

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jan 18, 2017 03:38 PM

An in-depth look at current trends and changes within the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is now available on the agency's website.

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Art Exhibit From Kansas Correctional Facilities Comes To Mulvane Art Museum

Art Exhibit From Kansas Correctional Facilities Comes To Mulvane Art Museum

by KDOC News last modified Jan 18, 2017 10:28 AM

A photography exhibit featuring portraits of offenders and images of life inside Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) facilities opens today at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum, 17th Street and Jewell Avenue. The exhibit runs through April 1.

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Senate Confirms Joe Norwood as Corrections Secretary

Senate Confirms Joe Norwood as Corrections Secretary

by KDOC News last modified Jan 18, 2017 10:25 AM

Joe Norwood, nominee for the position of Secretary of the Kansas Department of Corrections, was confirmed unanimously by the Kansas Senate Tuesday, January 17.

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Human Trafficking Expert Speaks to KDOC Staff

Human Trafficking Expert Speaks to KDOC Staff

by KDOC News last modified Jan 11, 2017 04:24 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) plays an integral part in the fight against human trafficking, according to an expert on the topic who addressed KDOC staff Tuesday in Topeka.

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