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Kansas Correctional Institution



  • Existence: 1990


in 1859, the Kansas legislature passed an act authorizing a state penitentiary, the Kansas State Penitentiary (KSP), to be located in Leavenworth County; in the summer of 1864 work began; in May 1990, the administration of Kansas State Penitentiary and the Kansas Correctional Institution at Lansing were consolidated to form the Lansing Correctional Facility (LCF)