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

May is a special time at NDCS. It is when we celebrate our correctional officers and teammates.

COVID-19 forced us to postpone our usual recognition...Read more

AT NDCS, we are always looking for ways to recognize those teammates who go the extra mile. Corporal Marissa Dierking is one of those employees. She was...Read more

Each May, the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) Employee Activities Committee (EAC) celebrates Correctional Officer and Teammate Appreciation Month in various...Read more

Important Statistics

2,239.00
Admissions During FY2019
5,369.60
Avg. Daily Incarcerated Pop.
2.98
Avg, Length of Stay (in Years)

Most Serious Offense at Admission (FY2019)