Sedgwick County...working for you


  • 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 database replacements 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 successfully implement the strengths-based family engagement model in each of the DOC juvenile programs by the close of 2016.

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

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

  • To fully implement a centralized hiring process for correction worker and ISO I positions.

Sedgwick County...working for you

Mission: To assure quality public services that provide for the present and future well-being of the citizens of Sedgwick County.