NDCS News Releases

NDCS News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-134)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Staff member assaulted at LCC

August 31, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) assaulted a staff member on Sunday, August 30, 2020, resulting in a serious* injury.

The inmate refused multiple directives to be placed in restraints so he could be moved to another area of the facility. He became physically aggressive and punched the same staff member twice in the head. With the second punch, it caused the staff...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-133)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS inmates positive for COVID-19

August 30, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – All housing units at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) are under quarantine, in order to ensure the health and well-being of those who live and work inside the facility.

Director of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Scott R. Frakes said that testing done on Friday revealed 29 inmates in four housing units were positive for COVID-19. Due to the...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-132)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 29, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff member is employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). The individual is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in the facility as to the new positive...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-131)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

August 29, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that two staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). One staff member is employed at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC). The second staff member is employed at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI). Both individuals are self-isolating at home....Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-130)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS inmate tests positive for COVID-19

August 28, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that an inmate housed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, three housing units at the facility are under quarantine while inmates are tested and contact tracing is completed.

“In this particular situation the individual was experiencing symptoms, but did not...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-129)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

August 26, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that two staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). One staff member is employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). The second staff member is employed at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC). Both individuals are self-isolating at home.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-128)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 25, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff member is employed at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC). The person is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in the facility as to the new positive...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-127)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 24, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff member is employed at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI). The person is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in the facility as to the new...Read more

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