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 Lieutenant (Lt.) Anthony Asaro, who was recently recognized as the Supervisor of the Quarter at the Lincoln Correctional Center. Lt. Asaro...Read more

Corporal (Cpl.) Austin LeCalsey, Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT) member, was a recipient of the Special Teams Member Award at the NDCS Annual...Read more

Unit Caseworker Lorna Ellinger was a recipient of the Leadership Award at the recent NDCS Annual Awards. With over three decades at NDCS, Ellinger is a...Read more

Important Statistics

1,953.00
Admissions During FY2021
5,322.00
Avg. Daily Incarcerated Pop.
2.98
Avg, Length of Stay (in Years)

Most Serious Offense at Admission (FY2021)