NDCS News Releases

NDCS News Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-126)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 23, 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 Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC). The person is self-isolating at home.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-125)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 20, 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 Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI). The person 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 (20-124)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS inmates test positive for COVID-19

August 17, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Today, Director Scott R. Frakes, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) announced that three inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus. All three individuals are housed at Phelps County Corrections. To date, 13 NDCS inmates have tested positive for COVID-19. Ten of those individuals have recovered.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-123)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

TSCI inmate dies at hospital

August 16, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) – Larry French #88912, age 85, died at 10:25 a.m. on August 15, 2020 at Bryan West Medical Center. He was assigned to the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI).

French started serving his sentence on January 10, 2019. He was serving a six to 18-year sentence for a charge of first degree sexual assault out of Burt County.

While the cause of death has yet to be...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-122)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

Inmate missing from community correctional facility

August 14, 2020 (Lincoln, Neb.) -- Authorities have been notified about an inmate who walked away from the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L) around 7:30 p.m. on August 14, 2020. Jeremy Hayes #210144 failed to return to the facility after being allowed out on an approved pass earlier in the day to attend a community program. He was wearing an electronic monitoring device that was last...Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-121)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 14, 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 person is self-isolating at home.

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (20-220)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff members positive for COVID-19

August 13, 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). Both staff members are employed at the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center (DEC). They are 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 (20-119)

CONTACT Laura Strimple, Chief of Staff

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

NDCS staff member positive for COVID-19

August 12, 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 Community Corrections Center-Lincoln (CCC-L). The person 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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