Sedgwick County...working for you


  • Director Glenda Martens

    Glenda Martens

    p. 316.660.7014

    700 S. Hydraulic
    Wichita, KS 67211

Department of Corrections

Reports, Plans and Initiatives

Program Evaluation for State Fiscal Year 2015

This report provides an evaluation conducted by Wichita State University of programs funded by the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority and the Sedgwick County Crime Prevention Fund.

Benchmark 5 Report

This published document contains an assessment of risk factors and outcomes for Sedgwick County and the comprehensive plan for juvenile delinquency prevention.

Comprehensive Plan for Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

This strategic plan provides a framework for community programming and encompasses strategies for a continuum of effective programs for youth.  The 18th Judicial District Comprehensive Plan was updated and approved by Team Justice on May 3, 2013.

Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Initiative

The Sedgwick County DMC Initiative utilizes cooperation and collaboration of the justice, community and school systems to study and address disproportionate minority contact at the points of arrest and detention for probation violators to prevent youth from moving deeper into the system.

Ex-offenders Recidivism Study

Clients discharged from the community corrections system in 2009 were  checked at 6, 12, 24 and 36 months from the successful completion date from community corrections.

Juvenile Detention Reform in Sedgwick County 1990-2014

Over the last two decades Sedgwick County has been progressive and made great strides in juvenile detention reform.

Prevention and Graduated Sanctions Programs

Information on prevention and graduated sanctions programs was updated and revised in January 2015. The programs document contains brief descriptions for each program receiving funds from the Sedgwick County Community Crime Prevention Fund, the city of Wichita Liquor Tax Fund and the Kansas Department of Corrections - Juvenile Services Division.

Key Initiatives

The key initiatives the department is working to accomplish have been revised. These initiatives show the strategic directions of local activities for juvenile and adult corrections.

Juvenile Justice Leadership - Sedgwick County , Kansas

Article by Justice Management Institute, 2014

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.