Hope Cooper

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Full Name: Hope Cooper

Title: Deputy Secretary – Community and Field Services

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Role Group: Parole & Probation

Agency: Department of Corrections

Unit: Community and Field Services

Address: 714 SW Jackson Street, Suite 300

Topeka, Kansas 66603

Region: Midwest

Email: hope.cooper@ks.gov

Office Phone: 785-746-7456

Direct Phone: 785-746-7456


Fax 1: 785-296-1412

Fax 2:



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.