The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services’ (NDCS) mission is:  'Keep people safe.'

The agency operates 10 prisons in five communities in Nebraska.

It is the second largest state agency and employs approximately 2,300 team members in more than 200 different job classifications.

 
“We are in the business of providing people opportunities to change for the better.”
Scott R. Frakes
Director

NDCS NEWS

Simply the Best

By Governor Pete Ricketts

July 16, 2019

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This week, the Vera Institute of Justice is hosting the 4th annual Second Chance Pell Grant convening in Washington DC. More than 200 attendees from 26 states...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (19-38)

CONTACT Erika Hill, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5712 | erika.hill@nebraska.gov...Read more

Important Statistics

2,140.00
Admissions During FY2018
5,366.00
Avg. Daily Incarcerated Pop.
3.01
Avg, Length of Stay (in Years)

Most Serious Offense at Admission (FY2018)