Staff member arrested

Staff member arrested


CONTACT Dayne Urbanovsky, Director of Strategic Communications

OFFICE 402-479-5799 |

CONTACT Dawn-Renee Smith, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5721 |

January 11, 2023 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Kelly Surrounded (57), a behavioral health practitioner supervisor at the Community Corrections Center – Lincoln (CCC-L), was arrested today by the Nebraska State Patrol for providing use of a state-issued cell phone to an incarcerated person.

Per Nebraska Revised Statute §83-417, conveying any unauthorized communication or article to or from any committed offender is a Class IV felony. Surrounded has been employed by the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since December 2019. He resigned his position today.