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Congratulations to the newest NDCS teammates! Class 919 graduated from the Staff Training Academy on August 16. Welcome!Read more

The news of the violent murder of a beloved Tennessee Department of Correction administrator swept across the nation like wildfire and struck home to the thousands of correctional officers, unit case workers and teammates who work at prison facilities every day including here in Nebraska.

“It’s heart wrenching,” said Jill Ourada, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) training specialist and Honor Guard assistant team leader. “When I first heard what happened, I was mad. I might not know them in Tennessee, but I felt violated that someone murdered one of our own.”

NDCS sent Ourada and Lincoln...Read more

Watch KETV Newswatch 7's story on NDCS's Intentional Peer Support program HERE.

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CONTACT Erika Hill, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | erika.hill@nebraska.gov

International certifications earned by 18 men at penitentiary

August 16, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) Director Scott R. Frakes is commending the work of 18 men who are the first inmates in the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (...Read more

Watch KETV Newswatch 7's story on NDCS's Intentional Peer Support program HERE.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-45)

CONTACT Erika Hill, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | erika.hill@nebraska.gov

International certifications earned by 18 men at penitentiary

August 16, 2019 (Lincoln, Neb.) Director Scott R. Frakes is commending the work of 18 men who are the first inmates in the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (...Read more

The Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) recognized a pair of food service employees this quarter for their exemplary efforts. Food Service Director Brandon Lee Morris was named the Supervisor of the Quarter, and Food Service Worker Tanja Bredwell was named Employee of the Quarter.

Morris’s hard work and dedication to NCCW shows week after week. He was promoted from food service manager to food service director at the beginning of the year. He and Bredwell, with some great help from security staff, continued to work together while the food service manager position was being filled. The two of them have worked...Read more

KSNB Story Link: 12 Correctional Center Women snag college degrees while behind bars

York College Graduation Photos (Taken by: York College): Link HERE

York College full article: Link HERE

NDCS Full Video of Graduation: Watch HERE...Read more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) annual Partnership Award is presented to an outside organization that works with NDCS to provide meaningful program opportunities, with a focus on raising awareness and promoting the reintegration of offenders back into the community.

Director Frakes presented this year’s Partnership Award to President and CEO Barry Carlson of the MidAmerica Speakers Bureau. Upon receiving the award, Carlson told the audience, “Every speaker who has presented at a prison facility has said the same seven words upon leaving, ‘I can’t wait to go back again!’”

Carlson estimated...Read more

National speaker Baron Warren flew across the nation to come speak to the young adults living at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility in Omaha.

He talked about what being a man looks like in today's world and inspired this group to seek out responsibility.

#future #goalsetting #educationRead more

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