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In Case You Missed It!

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Unit Case Worker Lorna Ellinger completes paperwork at the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). Ellinger has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 1988. Her job duties include managing C Unit, completing paperwork, helping with case plans and Strong-R evaluations and helping incarcerated individuals through the work release process. “They’ve done their time and they need to make positive changes so they don’t come back here,” Ellinger said. “I just want to see people succeed.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Disciplinary Committee Coordinator Marcus Jensen finishes a report at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (NCYF). Jensen has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2016. His job duties include handling evidence, coordinating institutional disciplinary committee meetings and advising team members of inmate sanctions. “In my role, I try to keep the inmates honest and help them take responsibility for their actions,” Jensen said. “It keeps the institution safe.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Administrative Secretary Chasity Aistrope finishes a report at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility (NCYF). Aistrope has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2017. Her job duties include completing anything the warden needs, including meeting minutes, inmate council supervision, canteen and clothing order issues as well as involvement with various other groups. “Working with youth, you have a better chance of re-teaching someone,” Aistrope said. “I think it’s just important that we be that adult role model because a lot of the guys here don’t have that.” #...Read more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is currently seeking canines to join the drug interdiction team. Interested parties should email Agency Intelligence Administrator Christopher Connelly at Christopher.Connelly@Nebraska.Gov.Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Major Liz Stegeman updates a QDIP board at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). Stegeman has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2007. Her job duties include ensuring security policies and practices are in place to keep people safe. “I enjoy my job because the people I work with are extraordinary in their ability to work as a team to accomplish anything,” Stegeman said. “We as corrections professionals have the privilege of helping people improve themselves and creating a safer environment in the institution and eventually the community.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) hosted Department of Corrections Night on August 28 at Haymarket Park. It was Larry the Cable Guy night and the Honor Guard posted the colors. A great time was had by all!Read more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) search dogs and their trainers visited Central Office for a meeting on Sept. 7. Thank you for all you do!Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Officer Timothy Dahl supervises a Second Chance Pups training class at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). Dahl has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since 2003. His job duties include walking the yard, monitoring towers and supervising programs like Second Chance Pups. “You get to know these guys and gain their respect,” Dahl said. “I’ve always liked getting out there and being hands on with these guys.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

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