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

Pre-Service class 721 graduated from the Staff Training Academy (STA) this month. With COVID-19 restrictions relaxing across the department, we’re excited to...Read more

Three young men at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (NCYF) will be the first to graduate this month from the One Heart Project. Since September 2020,...Read more

A special night at Haymarket Park as NDCS celebrated Corrections Staff Night at the Lincoln Saltdogs vs. Kane County Cougars game. The festivities started...Read more

Important Statistics

2,204.00
Admissions During FY2020
5,540.40
Avg. Daily Incarcerated Pop.
3.30
Avg, Length of Stay (in Years)

Most Serious Offense at Admission (FY2020)