Thanks to a $200,000 grant from the adjoining state of Kansas, inmates in the Johnson County Department of Corrections Adult Residential Center have a fast pass to join the construction industry as compensated skilled laborers building a variety of construction projects.Read more
CoreCivic, a private prison provider, has been awarded a 20-year lease agreement with the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) for a 2,432-bed, 400,544-square-foot correctional facility to be developed in Lansing, Kan.Read more
The Sedgwick County Adult Detention Facility in Wichita, Kan., recently underwent a massive upgrade.Read more
BOLIVAR, M.O. — The 30th Circuit Juvenile Detention Center in Bolivar will close no later than Jan. 1, 2012, the Supreme Court of Missouri announced recently.
Five other detention centers in Cape Girardeau, Poplar Bluff, Sedalia, Union and Warrensburg will also close as part of a plan approved by the Missouri Circuit Court Budget Committee.
The facilities serve an average of four or fewer juveniles each, or a cumulative average daily total of 18 juveniles, and employ a total of 63.775 full-time equivalent positions, according to reports.Read more
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