NDCS employee arrested

NDCS employee arrested



CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov




NDCS employee arrested 


February 26, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Brenda Alvarado (58), a chemical dependency counselor at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC), was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol on February 25, 2020 for unauthorized communication with a prisoner (Neb. Rev. Stat. 83-417). 


She has been employed by NDCS since July 2018 and has only worked at OCC.   Alvarado resigned her position at NDCS and was booked into the Douglas County jail.

Unauthorized communication with a prisoner is a Class IV felony.