In Case You Missed It!

In Case You Missed It!

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The Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC) has a new incentive program for inmates. The Housing Unit that has the least amount of guilty misconduct reports each month gets the chance to go over to the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) yard. The LCC big yard has more activities for inmates to participate in such as football and a track. Pictured is Housing Unit 3 who received the least amount of misconduct reports for July. Some of the incarcerated men organized a game of flag football while others stretched their legs on the track.Read more

Several staff from the McCook Work Ethic Camp (WEC) participated in the local Heritage Days Parade. Heritage Days is an annual celebration weekend full of activities including a parade down the main street of McCook. This is the third year WEC staff have worked together to represent the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) during this annual event.Read more

The Circle of Concerned Lifers Organization (COCL) held its annual banquet on Monday, October 22, 2018. The COCL is committed to strengthen relationships in the prison populace by supporting educational activities, work projects, and/or other kinds of activities designed to promote respect, responsibility, and self-worth. The COCL recognized members who completed Restorative Justice facilitator training during the banquet. The key note speaker for the banquet was former Nebraska Governor Kay Orr. In 1986, Kay Orr defeated former Lincoln Mayor Helen Boosalis in the first U.S. gubernatorial election in which both major party...Read more

The latest Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Leadership Academy cohort graduated on Sept. 28. Congratulations!Read more

Pre-Service class 1318 graduated from the Staff Training Academy (STA) on November 5th. Congratulations!Read more

Kimberlie Novotny stands in the hard hat area that will soon become her office at the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). Very soon, she will start her new position as unit manager of the brand new women’s housing unit. Kimberlie brings a wealth of experience to the job. She started at Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) in 2013 as a unit case worker and quickly became a Unit Case Manager. She was promoted to Operations Coordinator at the Central Office in 2017. Her NDCS experience includes: SERVES team member, victim offender dialogue facilitator, crisis negotiation team member, CPOF member, CISM...Read more

Thanks to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Central Office employees who embraced the Halloween spirit and came dressed for the annual costume contest! Pictured are some of those who participated (and won prizes). The Employee Activity Committee (EAC) team prepared “Goul-ash” for lunch with assorted creepy (but delicious) desserts. Much appreciation to all who made it a fun event!Read more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) recently started their first DMAIC Process Improvement project that involves another agency. The project will look at how smartphones are ordered by NDCS to make it more streamlined for both the end user and the processors. #COEWeek

AJ Divis, Buyer II, leads project members through mapping out how NDCS currently orders phones to identify barriers.Read more