NDCS News Releases

NDCS News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-142)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

September 9, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that two staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). One staff member is employed at the agency’s Central Office. The other staff member is employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). Both individuals are self-isolating at home.

Notification will...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-141)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

September 8, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that two staff members with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) are positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). One staff member is attending training at the agency’s Staff Training Academy (STA). The second staff member is employed at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW). Both individuals are self-...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-140)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

NDCS offers condolences in loss of LPD officer Herrera

September 7, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) joins law enforcement organizations across Nebraska in sharing its condolences with the family, friends and co-workers of Lincoln Police Investigator Mario Herrera.

“We know this is a particularly difficult time for the Herrera family as well as those with whom he worked,” said NDCS director Scott R....Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-139)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

September 6, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff member is employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). The individual is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in the facility as to the new...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-138)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

September 4, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff member is employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). The individual is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in the facility as to the new...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-137)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

NDCS inmates positive for COVID-19

September 4, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Thirty-four inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) since testing at that facility began one week ago. That number includes one individual who was tested upon being admitted to a Lincoln hospital for diagnosis of a separate medical issue. That person remains hospitalized.

Testing started at the facility on August 28 in four housing...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-136)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

September 2, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff member is employed at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC). The individual is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in the facility as to the new...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-135)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | laura.strimple@nebraska.gov

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 31, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes announced that a staff member with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) is positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). The staff member is employed at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC). The individual is self-isolating at home.

Notification will be provided to those who live and work in the facility as to the new...Read more

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