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 150 different job classifications.

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

NDCS NEWS

Congratulations to former NDCS Director Harold W. Clarke. This past week he was a co-recipient of the 2019 Clements Award.

The Clements award was...Read more

The Community Corrections Center - Lincoln's second annual adventure event for incarcerated individuals and their families took place at the Boy Scouts of...Read more

The NDCS Staff Training Academy 'mustache' you a question. Have you had your annual check up yet? This group put down their razors to help raise awareness...Read more

Important Statistics

2,239.00
Admissions During FY2019
5,475.00
Avg. Daily Incarcerated Pop.
2.98
Avg, Length of Stay (in Years)

Most Serious Offense at Admission (FY2019)