The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services’ (NDCS) mission is:  'Keep people safe.'

The agency operates 10 prisons in five communities in Nebraska.

It is the second largest state agency and employs approximately 2,300 team members in more than 200 different job classifications.

 
“We are in the business of providing people opportunities to change for the better.”
Scott R. Frakes
Director

NDCS NEWS

Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI), recently graduated a class of Wellness Recovery Action Plan® or WRAP® that is facilitated through the Mental...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (18-34)

Today, at approximately 3:15 p.m. at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP), inmates ignited a fire inside a trash can....Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Officer Brian Waldecker checks in another team member's supplies at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC). Waldecker has been with the...Read more

Important Statistics

2,316.00
Admissions During FY2017
5,342.76
Avg. Daily Incarcerated Pop.
2.66
Avg, Length of Stay (in Years)

Most Serious Offense at Admission (FY2017)