In Case You Missed It!

In Case You Missed It!

NDCS Social Media Posts

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Mail/Material Specialist Jenny Snell has been employed for eighteen years. Jenny’s job duties include running the mail room at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC). She is responsible for all incoming and outgoing inter-office and US Mail. In this picture she is opening a package for inspection to ensure there is not contraband inside the package prior to it going into the institution. Jenny states that she enjoys her job because it keeps her busy all day long. #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) representatives will be attending the Cortland job fair on July 26.Read more

Central Office team members and Lincoln Regional Center employees donated 20 units of blood to the Nebraska Community Blood bank on July 16.

"It’s something I can do to help people and it’s pretty easy,” said Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Personnel Assistant Dana Tvrdy.

The next drive is scheduled for Dec. 17.Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Unit Case Worker Jim Gosch begins his day with processing incarcerated individuals in and out at the Community Corrections Center - Omaha (CCC-O). Jim has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 1984. His main job duties include supervising those incarcerated and completing the many day-to-day activities at CCC-O. "I enjoy my job because it keeps me young at heart, helping people," Gosch said. #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Christian Heritage hosted father-daughter dances at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) on June 11 and 18. Thrivent Financial helped fund the dances and Vance Wagener of VW Photography took photos.Read more

See KETV NewsWatch 7's story on Christina Vollman, a previously incarcerated individual who used Metropolitan Community College (Nebraska)'s 180 Reentry Assistance Program to better her life: more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Grounds Corporal David Moore discusses a new planting project at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC). Moore has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2016. His main job duties include supervising incarcerated men, monitoring the facility garden, taking care of the property and fixing anything that breaks. “It’s enjoyable work,” Moore said. “I’ve gotten more comfortable being in here and doing the same kind of landscaping and maintenance work I’ve done my whole life. The guys in here actually want to do this work.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

On July 6, English Cream Goldendoodle puppies arrived at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW). They will stay at the facility for a minimum of 8 weeks to be potty trained and receive basic obedience training before going on to puppy raiser families until the pups are a year of age. They will then go to Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) or Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) for formal service dog training. Pictured from left to right, Aspen, Auggie, Tripp, Cricket and Lexi.Read more