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For the last decade, Lieutenant Jacob Harkendorff has dedicated his career to serving his community. He worked in the fire and water restoration business before applying to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) to be an officer. Since he hired on, he promoted to corporal, sergeant and is currently a lieutenant at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI).

With NDCS Corrections Month underway, he looks back at his time at NDCS. “I started at the Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC) and moved to other facilities through my promotions. The facility had a family atmosphere I really liked. I knew this...Read more

When one door closes, another one opens. That’s what transitioning jobs was like for Registered Nurse Becky Brinson when the urgent care clinic she worked at for more than 26 years closed down. She looked to the future and stepped into a new career at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) Lincoln Correctional Center (LCC). “I started at NDCS in 2017. I worked in family practice and urgent care in the past and was ready for something different.”

Brinson said when she started at NDCS, she was surprised at how appreciative the incarcerated population was for the care they received. “They are thankful we...Read more

Teammates at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility are welcomed with signs of appreciation for corrections month and all their hard work and resiliency through the ongoing COVID-19 challenges. #NDCSCorrectionsMonth #ThankYou #NECOVID19Read more

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Vocational Life Skills (VLS) grantee ReConnect is doing great work to keep the incarcerated population at the Community Corrections Center-Omaha (CCC-O) and other facilities engaged using long-distance learning. ReConnect Executive Director LaVon Stennis Williams wasted no time implementing two self-guided classes, Success Prep and Keys to Success. These classes have been well received by the participants. Williams also recently donated treats to CCC-O to show her appreciation for the teammates there she works with. ReConnect is also working with CCC-O to make masks for the Omaha Housing Authority...Read more

Signs leading up to the front doors at the Nebraska State Penitentiary welcome teammates and remind them they are valued throughout the duration of COVID-19 and every other day of the year.

#CorrectionsWeek2020 #ThankYou #KeepPeopleSafeRead more

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) teammates focus on wearing their masks properly and select the correct masks to use in a variety of situations.

#NECOVID19 #Teammates #WearYourMask​

Watch the video on YouTube HERE .

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Jeaneane Siebert, a teacher at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women, talks about the unexpected rewards she finds teaching women there.

Hear what she has to say here .

#TeacherAppreciationWeek2020 #ThankYouForWhatYouDoRead more

ESPN commentator Kirk Herbstreit shared a message to all correctional heroes across the country after Pennsylvania corrections reached out to him.

Hear what he says HERE!

#CorrectionalTeammatesAppreciationWeek #ThankYouForWhatYouDo #KeepPeopleSafeRead more