Crime and Courts
6:33 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Juvenile Justice Official Says Topeka Facility Improving

A representation of the juvenile justice facility in Topeka.
A representation of the juvenile justice facility in Topeka.

A recent, two-part audit pointed out significant problems at the Kansas Juvenile Correctional Complex in Topeka. The first part of the audit found safety and security problems. The second part criticized the facility's education and substance abuse programs.

But, the head of the state's juvenile corrections system testified before lawmakers Thursday and said the facility is improving.