Loaded on Feb. Hendricks Year Cite U. In testimony before a state House committee a month earlier, Kim Lynch, senior litigation counsel for the Department for Aging and Disability Services, defended the program as being constitutionally adequate.
District Court Judge Audrey G.
Mississippi Prisons in CrisisJuly 1, Steven Islam, 43, convicted of child molestation inwas civilly committed to Larned upon his release from prison in Hendricks Year Cite U.
These survey recidivism rates for sex offenders with treatment in Kansas City and staffing data indicate the program may not be maintaining its own minimum staffing goals on a regular basis. District Court Judge Audrey G. The Sexual Predator Treatment Program, operated by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, is at the heart of a debate over whether civil commitment programs are truly designed to rehabilitate offenders convicted of sex crimes, or are thinly-disguised prisons intended to keep sex offenders warehoused once they have completed their sentences.
The civil commitment program is housed at Larned State Hospital, located roughly miles west of Wichita. Hendricks Year Cite U.
Loaded on Feb. Mississippi Prisons in Crisis , July 1, Despite his misgivings, Kennedy voted with the majority.