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  • Director Glenda Martens

    Glenda Martens

    p. 316.660.7014

    700 S. Hydraulic
    Wichita, KS 67211

Division of Corrections

Key Initiatives


  • To reduce recidivism and promote public safety each program shall complete a program review every two years to strengthen use of core correctional practices and evidence-based programs. Performance measures and outcomes will be reported annually in the DOC Strategic Plan and made available to the public on the Sedgwick County website.

  • To plan and secure approval for a new database replacement and ongoing support to maintain high quality management systems and data in all division programs.

  • To expand DOC professional development and training programs in use of core correctional practices and evidence-based programming. DOC shall continue to strive to be a culturally competent organization by providing training to all personnel promoting understanding, respect, fairness and inclusion of persons of different backgrounds in our workplaces and programs.

  • To successfully implement the Georgetown Crossover Youth Practice Model in our local child welfare and juvenile justice practices by the close of 2017.

  • To complete strategic planning and align the DOC mission, guiding principles, goals and practices with Sedgwick County Strategic Plan and policies.

  • To plan and successfully implement any legislative changes impacting correctional services in Kansas and/or Sedgwick County.

  • To plan and successfully implement “Guestology” into the delivery of services to provide impeccable customer service to our clients, stakeholders and staff by the close of 2018.

  • To implement and deliver an employee and supervisor development plan to improve employee satisfaction, increase retention and decrease employee grievances by the close of 2017.

Sedgwick County...working for you

The Mission of Sedgwick County is to provide quality public services to our community so everyone can pursue freedom and prosperity in a safe, secure, and healthy environment.