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

April 24 – 30, 2018 is National Reentry Week. Since 2016, the final week of April has been used to draw attention to the over 600,000 people released from US...Read more

Read the Lincoln Journal Star's story on the new tarp for the Native American sweat lodge at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP): http://journalstar.com/...Read more

Incarcerated men at the Work Ethic Camp (WEC) started tilling and planting potatoes for their garden earlier this month. This year, WEC has partnered 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)