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Three Domesti-Pups Service dogs graduated training at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) on Oct. 15. Congratulations to everyone involved!Read more

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services Human Talent Director Erinn Criner makes changes to a swim lane diagram at last Wednesday's bi-weekly executive staff meeting.

Swim lanes help map the flow of projects or information from conception to completion and evaluation. Built to be comprehensive measures, they include involvement from separate entities or divisions throughout the department.

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Maintenance Manager Dan Smack is taking time to teach ABC CORE classes in the evenings at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI). Thank you, Dan!Read more

Meet the Process Improvement Team at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS): Inna Karpyuk, Chris Gadeken, Eric Kasik and Heather Behl (from left). The team utilizes Lean Six Sigma methodologies to help team members create a better NDCS. “We love helping NDCS make changes,” Behl said. “We get to help team members define the work they do by helping to remove barriers and brainstorm possible solutions.” #COEWeekRead more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Corporal Bianca Bryson checks a visitor in at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC). Bryson has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2013. As the pass clerk, her main job duty is to ensure that all visitors are approved to visit, and process them into the institution. Bryson said she enjoys making sure families and friends can visiting inmates because she knows it is just one piece of the rehabilitation process. #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Incarcerated individuals at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (NCYF), along with volunteers, created cards for the Veterans residing at the Eastern Nebraska Veterans’ Home in Bellevue, NE. Eighty-six cards were created and delivered to thank the Veterans for their service, to bless them, and to thank them for our freedoms.Read more

Curt Tomasevicz, a two-time Olympic Gold medalist, delivered his presentation, "Have no Fear" to the ladies at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW). Curt is from Shelby, Nebraska and spoke about starting out as a University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Husker football player and his journey into bobsledding. Curt won a gold and a bronze medal and competed in bobsledding for ten years.Read more

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s faculty band, “Release Time,” recently performed a jaw dropping show for the Lincoln Community Center (LCC) population.

Their set list included a variety of cover songs from Taylor Swift, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash -- just to name a few. The event, held on Oct. 2, was a well-received and welcomed gift.Read more