Prisoners that are part of the segregated population are led through a recreation area by guards at El Dorado correctional facility. Recent staff shortages and an increase in the prisoner population have raised some concerns.
Prisoners that are part of the segregated population are led through a recreation area by guards at El Dorado correctional facility. Recent staff shortages and an increase in the prisoner population have raised some concerns. Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle
Prisoners that are part of the segregated population are led through a recreation area by guards at El Dorado correctional facility. Recent staff shortages and an increase in the prisoner population have raised some concerns. Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle

Low pay, dangerous job: Kansas seeks solution to prison staffing shortage

August 11, 2017 1:49 PM

More Videos

Kansas' government workforce reduction could have big impact for years to come 0:43

Kansas' government workforce reduction could have big impact for years to come

Joel Embiid discusses what he misses most about college at Kansas 0:40

Joel Embiid discusses what he misses most about college at Kansas

Look at the overwhelmingly positive responses to #metoo, a hashtag for survivors of sexual abuse 1:15

Look at the overwhelmingly positive responses to #metoo, a hashtag for survivors of sexual abuse

Olympian John Carlos, who raised his fist in '68, talks to KC students 2:32

Olympian John Carlos, who raised his fist in '68, talks to KC students

Michael Porter Jr.: Raw vegan diet adviser is a “good mentor for me” 1:25

Michael Porter Jr.: Raw vegan diet adviser is a “good mentor for me”

Self on MU: “The most anticipated exhibition game in the history of exhibition games” 2:44

Self on MU: “The most anticipated exhibition game in the history of exhibition games”

Tourette's syndrome didn't stop this Royals player from being successful 1:59

Tourette's syndrome didn't stop this Royals player from being successful

Chiefs at Raiders game preview, keys to victory, prediction 2:26

Chiefs at Raiders game preview, keys to victory, prediction

Stepson of slain KCK Police Capt. Robert David Melton, prepares for boxing in Guns N’ Hoses charity event 2:35

Stepson of slain KCK Police Capt. Robert David Melton, prepares for boxing in Guns N’ Hoses charity event

Meet the teen candidates running for governor of Kansas 8:31

Meet the teen candidates running for governor of Kansas

  • Kansas' government workforce reduction could have big impact for years to come

    The number of non-university state employees in Kansas has shrunk about 25 percent between 2002 and 2016. Here's a closer look at the numbers.