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In Case You Missed It!

In Case You Missed It!

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The Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC) hosted an employee appreciation meal for the entire facility on May 25. Lieutenant Kinney smoked chicken and pork for sandwiches, which were served along with baked beans, coleslaw, cookies, chips and water. Team members also received popcorn, donuts and a small gift throughout the month of May. Thank you for all you do!Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Food Service Specialist Maria Casalins takes inventory of food service items in the kitchen at the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L). Casalins has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2016. Her main job duties include supervising individuals assigned to the kitchen, conducting inventory of food service items and serving meals. “I love being able to work in the kitchen and provide a service to the individuals,” Casalins said. #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlight

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Facility Maintenance Specialist Jeremiah Barns fixes a door at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC). Barns has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2004. As a certified locksmith, Barns’ duties include ensuring all locks and doors are working properly and completed general maintenance throughout the facility. “I enjoy this work because I get to work with my hands and problem solve,” Barns said. “It’s important for the day-to-day operations of the facility and I enjoy the people I work with.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Read the York News-Times' story on the Second Chance Education Program (SCEP): http://www.yorknewstimes.com/news/major-grant-received-for-college-prison-education-program/article_6b1d3430-6ec4-11e8-8685-6750c2aaef18.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-shareRead more

On June 16, at the Correctional Peace Officer Foundation (CPOF) PROJECT 2000 XXIX in Houston, TX, members of the NDCS Honor Guard were presented a Lifetime Sponsorship plaque for the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). During the event, NDCS Honor Guard team presented another donation of $5,000.00 to the CPOF for Lifetime Sponsorship on behalf of the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) in honor of Warden Fred Britten. This plaque will be presented at PROJECT 2000 XXX in Louisville, KY on Saturday June 8, 2019.

In addition, during the Assault Survivor Luncheon at PROJECT 2000 XXIX, Corporal Jerry Brittian assigned to the...Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Teacher Jorge Diaz works on an individualized education plan at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (NCYF). Diaz has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2014. His main duties include teaching high school classes and holding independent study sessions. “I love teaching and helping these guys learn,” Diaz said. #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) participated in a TEDx event, hosted at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) on May 18. “Being part of a TEDx event is a unique experience,” NDCS Director Scott R. Frakes said. “It brings an almost indescribable energy to the facility, which will be inspiring to participants and viewers alike.” The event at NCCW is licensed by the nonprofit TED organization in New York. The license allows for 100 people in the live audience, all of whom are incarcerated women at NCCW.

The NCCW event featured talks by six incarcerated women; Director Frakes; Lucy Wallace...Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Corporal Tim Mayberry conducts a pat search at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (NCYF). Mayberry has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2013. His main duties include conducting pat searches, area checks and escorts. “I believe in helping the youth rebuild,” Mayberry said. “We’re getting them prepared to go back out.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more