In Case You Missed It!

In Case You Missed It!

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NDCS is #NebraskaStrong.

Our teammates are dedicating their time helping flood victims across Nebraska and Iowa.

These photos capture our own Trish Brockman and her husband sandbagging and helping others in Pacific Junction, Iowa get to a safer place out of the flooding this past weekend.

#NebraskaFlood2019 #TurnAroundDontDrownRead more

Powerful words. A meaningful program.

Here's a glimpse into how NDCS' programs can positively effect our incarcerated population on a deeper level.

#NDCSworkstorehabilitate #keeppeoplesafe #poetryslam

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Literary rampage ... a chance to be heard inside a Lincoln prison

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Eleven Nebraska Department of Correctional Services teammates graduated from our Emergency Preparedness Instructor five week course today.

Individuals from eight different facilities now have the proper training to educate other staff about preventing emergencies from happening and more.

"I thought I knew a lot about emergency preparedness, but going through this class has been humbling and taught me a lot," said Ryan Gibreal.

"It's something I'll definitely remember for the rest of my career," said James Lyman.

These teammates will begin teaching emergency...Read more

Exciting career opportunities are opening up with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services!

A NDCS Recruiter, Denise Jensen, will have an employment opportunity booth set up all across the state at a variety of career fairs to recruit new employees for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services.

There's a diverse array of careers available within NDCS.

Registered Nurses, Accountants, Caseworkers, Educators, Psychiatrists, Food Service Specialists, Technicians, Plumbers, Corporals, and Engineers are just a few of the job opportunities available within NDCS.

There are a variety of...Read more

Every 2 seconds, someone is in need of a blood donation.

By the time it takes someone to read this post, more than thirty people will be in need of blood.

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is partnering with the Nebraska Community Blood Bank to encourage employees of NDCS to give blood on March 18th, 2019.

The event will be held at the Lincoln Regional Center from 1:00 to 4:30 PM.

Blood supplies are critically low due to the recent winter weather, according to the Nebraska Community Blood Bank.

All blood types are needed for donation!

However, the blood types that...Read more

Friends, families, and colleagues gathered around the Nebraska Staff Training Academy on Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 to celebrate pre-service class 119’s completion of their six week training.

The graduating class was filled with diverse fields from Corporals and Caseworkers to Registered Nurses and Accounting Clerks.

Class 119 was lead by training instructors M. Bean and G. Cook.

This group of new employees will join the growing ranks of NDCS personnel to continue to help uphold the department’s mission: Keep people safe.

Congrats to class 119! We wish them all the best in their new careers.Read more

NDCS is so grateful for our volunteers who dedicate hours and hours of their time to help rehabilitate Nebraska's incarcerated population. Their work truly makes a difference and sends better individuals back out to become productive citizens.

Thank you Fremont Tribune for telling this wonderful story and Lincoln Journal Star for sharing it as well.

Read story here: Fremont man helps lead Kairos...Read more

NDCS Team Member Spotlight: John Kowalski

Thanks to the hard work of Facilities Maintenance Leader (FML) John Kowalski, Community Corrections Center Omaha (CCCO) remains in good repair, regardless of the season.

Kowalski has been with NDCS for more than 10 years, starting as a Corporal at the Youth Regional Center. He has been taking care of the building and grounds of CCCO since 2016.

Kowalski’s supervisor, Assistant Warden David Erickson, commended Kowalski for his hard work and reliability.

“CCCO was built back in 1985,” said Erickson. “Kowalski does an amazing job constantly tackling issues to...Read more