NDCS News Releases

NDCS News Releases

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-68)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Reentry resources have powerful impact on those releasing from NDCS

November 6, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) Two reentry resources created by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are proving to have a powerful impact on men and women who are getting ready to return to society.

“It has been a year since the Reentry Workbook was published. The accompanying Reentry Guide was released a few months later. Both...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-67)

CONTACTS: Adam Eakin/DMV Project & Information Manager, adam.eakin@nebraska.gov

Laura Strimple/NDCS Chief of Staff, laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

Erika Hill/NDCS Communications Director, erika.hill@nebraska.gov

Video can be found here .

Agency partnerships provide IDs to those preparing for release

October 29, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) A partnership between the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) and the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has reached a new level in assisting those who...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-66)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS launches new bonuses to address staffing at Nebraska State Penitentiary

October 24, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Scott R. Frakes said the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) would immediately launch substantial new initiatives to hire and retain protective service staff members at its three largest male facilities. The announcement comes as the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) moves into modified operations* to allow for...Read more

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