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In Case You Missed It!

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The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) has put mask requirements in place in all facilities and buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here's why this is important to the men and women living at our facilities and the teammates around them.

Watch the video on YouTube HERE.

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Corrections workers are often the unsung heroes and an essential piece of maintaining the nation’s communities. It takes a special individual with passion and a desire to enhance people’s lives to work and care for the incarcerated population, and to also train and guide other teammates when needed. Lieutenant Terri Lovejoy is one of those people. She began her career with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) as an officer at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in 2007. While there, she promoted to corporal and became a field training officer (FTO). Then life took her another direction. She left...Read more

Happy National Correctional Nurses Appreciation Week!!!

Thank you NDCS Health Services for the care you provide to Nebraska's incarcerated population every day and night!

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National Corrections #NursesAppreciationWeek Spotlight:

Behind the scenes of medical services at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS), you will find a busy medical office with doctors, nurses and other medical staff all working to treat patients needing care. During Nurse Appreciation Week, Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Trish Davis talks about what it means to work in the field of corrections. She remembers when she first began her career at the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC) more than five years ago, she couldn’t believe how much goes on within the prison system. “I do many different things every...Read more

Education is vital to improving lives and reducing recidivism, making teachers an invaluable resource at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS). As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, we thank all of our educators that contribute to bettering those in our care at NDCS. At the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC), one of the dedicated teachers there is Amy Sturm. Sturm has been helping men at OCC increase their confidence and improve their chances for success once released for 12 years now.

“Men here can focus on getting a diploma and expand their reentry skills,” said Sturm. “Working on their education...Read more

Happy National Correctional Officers' Week!

Thanks to all NDCS teammates for the valuable service you provide to your communities!

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A short message from Staff Training Academy Training & Development Manager Ken Sturdy.

Happy Correctional Officers and Teammates Appreciation Week!

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Leadership can be shown in a variety of ways throughout a person’s career. For Property Control Corporal Amanda Quinton, she shows it through improving efficiency at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP). Quinton has been with the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) for more than a year. In that time, her supervisors have seen her dedication to NSP and her drive to help where she can. Quinton reorganized the property control room and enhanced the process of how the facility stores property at NSP. “I have found lost and missing property for different facilities and for people at NSP.”

Quinton said she...Read more