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

Incarcerated individuals at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) graduated from Thinking For a Change (T4C) on Nov. 5. Unit Manager Rowan Taylor and Sergeant...Read more

The Community Justice Center completed its 53rd Restorative Justice – Victims Impact/Empathy (Life Skills) class at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) on...Read more

Five Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) team members celebrated their pre-service graduation at the Work Ethic Camp (WEC) on Nov. 21....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)