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The Community Justice Center (CJC) completed its 66th Restorative Justice “Victims Impact/Empathy/Life Skills Class” at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) on Feb. 14. One-hundred percent of class participants said they gained insight into who their victims really are and how they were harmed and damaged. "This class taught me who was effected by my crime and taught me about my victims," one participant said.Read more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Class 118 graduated from the Staff Training Academy on Feb. 26. Congratulations!Read more

The Community Justice Center (CJC) completed its 82nd CJC Restorative Justice – “Crime Victims Impact/Empathy/Life Skills” class at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) on Feb. 21.

One-hundred percent came away with insight into their “Emotional Hygiene” (how to process emotions), learned who their victims really are and began to understand the harm their victims/communities suffered due to their decision making and behaviors.Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Transportation Corporal Daryl Hinz heads out on a hour transportation run in the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L) bus. He was on his way to pick up incarcerated individuals from their detail employment at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP), Cornhusker State Industries and NSP Construction Maintenance. Hinz has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2004. He started his employment with NDCS at NSP and transferred to CCC-L in 2014. His main job duty is transporting incarcerated individuals throughout the Lincoln community to their detail and work release...Read more

Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC) team members held their annual Soup-er Bowl on Feb. 2. Team members were invited to bring in their best soup so others could taste and vote. There were 12 soups that went head to head to be the champion. The winners? First place went to the taco salad soup, with with sweet and spicy chili and hot deutscher kartoffelsalat (potato) right behind. Thank you to all who particpated in this "soup-er" event!Read more

Governor Pete Ricketts spent last Thursday talking to team members throughout the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI). His interest was in understanding the specific functions performed by team members in various roles. Ricketts assisted custody staff members at the gatehouse operating the X-ray machine and searching items coming into the facility. He sat in on a current events class in the education department. He interacted with the individuals involved in the Domesti-Pups program and then observed work in the Cornhusker State Industries (CSI) woodshop. CSI Shop Supervisor Sam Grof explained the operations in the...Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Corporal Kimberly Sadowski performs at pat search at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC). Sadowski has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since April of 2017. Her main job duties include securing the institution by keeping doors locked and conducting proper pat searches. “It’s just a sense of goodness,” Sadowski said. “It’s keeping people safe.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Ten incarcerated individuals graduated from Thinking for a Change (T4C) at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) on Feb. 14. Caseworkers Dana Dormer and Kelsey Schiebur led the group in discussing their experiences and making changes for the better. Congratulations, graduates!Read more

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