In Case You Missed It!

In Case You Missed It!

NDCS Social Media Posts

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: http://www.ketv.com/article/mcc-teaches-inmates-to-succeed-out-of-prison/22146330Read 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

On June 14, The Community Justice Center (CJC), completed its first Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) - 90 Minute “Anger/Emotional Hygiene Session”. Ninety two percent of class participants rated the class excellent, with seventy five percent showing some level of empathy and/or insight in the effects their actions on their victims/community. When asked how the session helpful, two participants said, "Understanding sources of ANGER!" and that the session "Helped me realize where my emotions come from and how to deal with them in a positive way."Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Officer Rodney Keithley assesses new security controls during Factory Acceptance Testing. Keithley has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2000. His job duties include enforcing facility rules and regulations, maintaining safety and security and operating security equipment. #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Ladena Koch and Jill Ourada represented the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services' (NDCS) Correctional Peace Officer Foundation (CPOF) members while presenting the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) with a CPOF Lifetime Facility Sponsor plaque on July 10. CPOF members have been raising money for over two years with the hopes of making NSP a lifetime sponsor. Koch, Ourada and other NDCS CPOF members received the plaque during CPOF's Project 2000 ceremony in June. Congratulations!Read more

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