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In Case You Missed It!

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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

Tecumseh State Correctional Institution recently graduated two classes of the Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP). Congrats! The Mental Health Association facilitates WRAP once a week for nine weeks.

WRAP®, is a self-designed prevention and wellness process that anyone can use to get well, stay well and make their life the way they want it to be. The program is used extensively by people in all kinds of circumstances, and by health care and mental health systems all over the world to address all kinds of physical, mental health and life issues.Read more

Come join us at the Lincoln Saltdogs for NDCS Recruitment Night at Haymarket Park! You will find several NDCS employees at the Lincoln Saltdogs Baseball game on Saturday, August 17th, 2019.

Teammates and families are encouraged to attend!

SAINTS vs. SALTDOGS BUCK NIGHT! ($1 Hot Dogs, Popcorn, Sodas / $2 Select Tall Boys) and Saltdogs Ribfest!Read more

As the first day of school approaches, parents and kids alike are gearing up for a new year with all the excitement of new teachers, new classmates, and new school supplies. This year, teammates at the Community Correctional Center – Omaha (CCC-O) pitched in to help out Omaha youth start the school year off on the right foot through the Completely KIDS School Supply Drive.

“Personally, being able to give back to the community and impact the lives of our youth means a lot to me,” said Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Unit Case Manager Jasmine Cook.

Cook reached out to Completely KIDS about the...Read more

The NDCS Honor Guard hosted its first ever Cornhole Tournament this past weekend! A total of $768 was raised!

Sixteen teams made up of NDCS employees, friends, family and members of the public participated in this tournament.

Raffle donations included a Husker door cling, a Roku, and a Cornhole board set.

All proceeds from the tournament went towards the $5,000 Correctional Peace Officers Foundation lifetime membership for the Omaha Correctional Center, which will be donated in June of 2020.

First place went to Nick Bosak (LCC) and Brady Greer, each winning a $50 Amazon gift card.

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On July 22nd, Honor Guard team members Sergeant Kris Doty and Training Specialist Ladena Koch presented a lifetime membership plaque from the Correctional Peace Officers Foundation to the Lincoln Correctional Center. This membership plaque was given in memory of Warden Fred Britten, who worked at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services for nearly 40 years.

Fred Britten was the warden at the Lincoln Correctional Center and the Diagnostic Evaluation Center before he passed away on July 19, 2017. He was known for his quick wit, devotion to faith, his love for his family, and his service to others. Accepting the...Read more

The bees are buzzing and flowers are blooming at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). A beautiful flower garden has come alive this summer. People living at the facility and the NDCS teammates enjoy the diverse selection of blooms.

"Very meditative," said Harold Stone, a person living at the facility who takes care of the garden. "I have pride in this."

Stone has been working on the flower garden since October, when plans were set in place to create one. He focuses on planting perennials like daisies and Echinacea to grow and split them in the future. Drought-resistant grasses are also a part of the scenery...Read more

NDCS offers numerous opportunities for those looking to launch a meaningful career. Currently, we are offering a $3,000 bonus to new hires. To learn more, log onto: Corrections.Nebraska.gov/Careers. Come join the team!Read more

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