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In Case You Missed It!

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Corporal Travis Steiff logs in at the front desk at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC). Steiff has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2015. His job duties include securing gates, escorting inmates and promoting safe work practices. Steiff completed the FTO program and is invested in the training and development of new and current staff members. “I have never worked with a more diverse and interesting group of people that have my back,” Steiff said. “Every day is a new challenge.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

On June 26, The Community Justice Center (CJC) completed its 18th Tecumseh State Correctional Institution “Restorative Justice -Victims Impact/Empathy (Life Skills) Class." Seventy-nine percent of the class participants rated the class excellent with eighty-nine percent showing some level of empathy and/or insight in the effects their actions on their victims/community. Of the class two participants said: “It helped me to begin the process of understanding how I affected my victims. I got it, FINALLY, after 9 years an inkling of the gravity of harm I did", and "I see things 360 degrees now. There are a lot of people I hurt. My...Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Lieutenant Rick Williams conducts training for staff at the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L). Williams has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since May 2008. His main job duties include supervising team members, managing emergencies and conducting training. He was also the Field Training Officer of the Year in 2012! “One of my favorite aspects of my job is training staff on new NDCS practices,” Williams said. “It’s a passion of mine to serve NDCS and keep people safe.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Class 718 graduated from the Staff Training Academy on June 29. Congratulations!Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Training Specialist David Hanson prepares American Correctional Association (ACA) files at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC). Hanson has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2002. His main duties are the coordination and instruction of training classes for all staff assigned to the three Omaha Institutions. “Each day is an opportunity to learn or do something new,” Hanson said. #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Twenty-one Entrepreneurs in Training (EITs) graduated from Defy Ventures at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) on June 26. Congratulations, graduates!Read more

The garden at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) is booming! Great work to all involved.Read more

Two incarcerated individuals recently completed a mural in the Skilled Nursing Facility at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI). Fantastic work, guys!Read more