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

The Nebraska State Penitentiary held family fun days on Oct. 15 and 16. Thank you to all who attended!Read more

The Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) hosted their "Fall into Reentry" fair on Oct. 23. Among some of the partners that attended were skilled...Read more

Dr. Harbans S. Deol's article, "Strategies in managing chronic pain," was featured in the most recent edition of Corrections Today. Dr. Deol has served as...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)