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

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC) has had an opening for a Recreation Specialist. To ensure the vital functions of this job still...Read more

Teacher Kelly Dehaes recently put together a Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) recognition ceremony for graduates at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). Watch...Read more

Read the Lincoln Journal Star's story on Cornhusker State Industries (CSI) use of reclaimed Ash Wood: https://journalstar.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/...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)