NDCS employee arrested

NDCS employee arrested


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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


February 10, 2021 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Casey Bartels, (28), a corporal at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) was arrested by the Nebraska State Patrol on February 9, 2021 for unauthorized communication with a prisoner (Neb. Rev. Stat. §83-417).

Bartels has been employed by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since October 26, 2020. That is the only facility where she has worked. Bartels resigned her position with the agency and was booked into the Lancaster County jail.  

Unauthorized communication with a prisoner is a Class IV felony.