NDCS News Releases

NDCS News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-77)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

December 5, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) -- Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Omaha (CCC-O). Shelton Fils #76680 left the facility at around 6:00 p.m. on December 4, 2019. He removed the electronic monitoring device he was wearing, which was recovered in Carter Lake, IA.

CCC-O is one of two community custody facilities operated...Read more

Thank you to all of the men and women who supported No Shave November last month to help spread awareness of men's health! If you haven't scheduled your annual check up, there's still time to do it!

#cancerprevention #workfamily #keeppeoplesafeRead more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-75)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Nebraska bakery shows appreciation for NDCS teammates

November 26, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) – At a time of year when the focus is on giving thanks for things big and small, a Nebraska-based baking company is sharing its appreciation for the work performed by teammates at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS). Members of the NDCS leadership team had the opportunity to facilitate delivery of the special pre-Thanksgiving...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-73)

CONTACT:

Rachel Kilcoin, Communications Manager/Rachel.kilcoin@nebraska.gov/402-479-5799

Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff/laura.strimple@nebraska.gov/402-479-5713

Drill ensures effectiveness of NDCS emergency plan

November 24, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) -- Should an emergency strike, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is prepared to respond. NDCS has fulfilled its performance objectives ahead of schedule for program development as part of Governor Pete Ricketts continuity initiative.

The Continuity of Operations...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-72)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

November 23, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) -- Authorities have been notified about an inmate missing from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). Derrick Tyler #89436 told those at his work release job that he was not feeling well, and clocked out. He did not return to the facility. Authorities were notified about his disappearance at 4:30 p.m.

CCC-L is one of two...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-71)

CONTACT

Rachel Kilcoin, Communications Manager/rachel.kilcoin@nebraska.gov/402-479-5799

Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff/laura.strimple@nebraska.gov/402-479-5713

Penitentiary club partners with veterans group to get new flag pole

November 22, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) -- Several years in the making, members of the Veterans Club at the Nebraska State Penitentiary are saluting a new flag. A dedication ceremony was held just after Veterans Day to commemorate the addition of the new flag and pole, courtesy of the Nebraska American Legion...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-70)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Inmate death at the Nebraska State Penitentiary

November 19, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Amos Loyd #64687, age 57, died shortly before 5:00 p.m. at the Nebraska State Penitentiary on November 18, 2019. Loyd’s sentence began on August 31, 2006. He was serving a 20- to 30-year sentence for robbery out of Douglas County.

While the cause of death has not been determined, Loyd was being treated for a medical condition. As is the...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-69)

CONTACT Erika Hill, Communications Director/erika.hill@nebraska.gov/402-479-5712

Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff/laura.strimple@nebraska.gov/402-479-5713

NDCS partner program reaches milestone in training pups

November 7, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) A local program that partners with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is celebrating a major milestone. For 15 years, Second Chance Pups has been working with trainers from the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP), to prepare dogs for adoption. Recently, the program wrapped up on its 50th...Read more

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