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Twenty-three incarcerated individuals at the Work Ethic Camp (WEC) recently earned food handlers permits. Each individual participated in class and passed a written exam to earn their permit, which is good for three years. “This was a great opportunity for them,” said WEC Food Service Director Clarice Shields. “They have furthered their education and having this will help in the job market.” Congratulations!Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Security Corporal John Sublette logs incarcerated individuals on his unit at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC). Sublette has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) since February of 2017. His main job duties include monitoring cameras, logging those entering and leaving the unit, answering phones and logging area checks, showers and yard times. “I like keeping track of things and I like the paperwork aspect,” Sublette said. “I like helping out when people need me.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Honor Guard Team is hosting a number of upcoming fundraisers. Thank you in advance for your support!Read more

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Class 218 graduated from the Staff Training Academy on Friday, March 16. Congratulations!Read more

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Corporal Tina Parks and Corporal Jeremy Arent review key logs and teletype print outs in the Diagnostic and Evaluation Center’s (DEC) central control. Parks has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) for 24 years and Arent has been with NDCS for four years. Their main job duties include keeping logs of the entire facility, ensuring counts are correct and processing new incarcerated individuals. “I like being assigned to Central Control because I like being part of a team,” Arent said. “Working Central gives me a chance to work with everyone on the shift.” #NDCSTeamMemberSpotlightRead more

Approximately 60 Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) team members graduated from a four-day Case Management Academy course on March 15. The course taught case workers, case managers, unit managers and unit administrators about principles of effective intervention, motivational interviewing, case planning and core correctional practices. “I think the greatest thing is that this training is about reducing recidivism, lowering misconduct reports and improving the culture of corrections,” Program Manager Anne Hansen said. “I think everyone was very enthusiastic about it.” Michael Rothwell, Deputy Director for...Read more

The Community Justice Center (CJC) completed its 83rd Restorative Justice “Victims Impact/Empathy/Life Skills Class” at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW) on March 14. Sixty-five percent of class participants rated the class as excellent. “It helped me to understand who I hurt and how I hurt them," one participant said.Read more

See KMTV 3 News Now's story about a grant that recognized Compassion In Action Inc.'s property as a historical site: https://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/compassion-in-action-becomes-historic-site-in-north-omaha. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) appreciates Compassion in Action's continued partnership in supporting incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals.Read more

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