Full Name: Hope Cooper
Title: Deputy Secretary – Community and Field Services
Commission Title: Commissioner / Compact Administrator
Role Group: Parole & Probation
Agency: Department of Corrections
Unit: Community and Field Services
Address: 714 SW Jackson Street, Suite 300
Topeka, Kansas 66603
Direct Phone: 785-296-4520
Fax 1: 785-296-1412
Hope Cooper has served as Deputy Secretary of Community and Field Services since June 2016. Cooper joined the KDOC in 2008 as a program consultant in the community corrections division and had served as warden of the Topeka Correctional Facility prior to being promoted to the KDOC’s director of community corrections. Cooper previously worked as a probation officer for the U.S. District Courts in Topeka and for Community Solutions, Inc., an adult day reporting center in Topeka.
She has a master’s degree in counseling and a bachelor’s degree in psychology and criminal justice, both from Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska.