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Teammates who are part of NDCS special teams don’t do it for the recognition, but there is no doubt that they deserve it. Today, NDCS held its annual Special Teams Awards Ceremony at the Staff Training Academy. The teams are always ready to respond when called, and it was a privilege to take some time and thank these men and women for their commitment and willingness to go the extra mile!

Members of all NDCS special teams were present. This includes: the Corrections Emergency Response Team (CERT), Special Operations Response Team (SORT), Crisis Negotiator Team (CNT), Staff Empowerment and Resiliency/Victim Education and...Read more

For the past six weeks, Class 124 has covered a lot of ground learning the knowledge and practical skills to begin a successful NDCS career.

Today as their journey at the Staff Training Academy comes to a close, a new journey evolves as they move on to their respective facilities and career paths throughout the agency. These teammates will play an important role in preparing our population to successfully reenter their communities.

Welcome to the team and congratulations, Class 124! #People #KeepPeopleSafe #NDCSEvents #People #Programs #NEforReentry2030

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For the first time, NDCS launched the Advanced Leadership Academy, designed for captains, majors, and unit administrators. In this two-day classroom training, these teammates created their own leadership development plan, learned a problem-solving process model, and some even developed plans for their direct reports.

Upon completion of the two-day training, these teammates participated in a six-month mentorship with an NDCS warden, who assisted them in working through the problem-solving model. The training concluded with the participants presenting about their project to the executive leadership team. #People #...Read more

Have you facilitated Alpha in your church, home, or a different venue? Do you want to make a difference in your community? Alpha is running courses at multiple facilities across the State. For more information, please contact Benny Lopez (Alpha USA, National Prison Coordinator at benlopez@alphausa.org).

Alpha is a faith-based/life skills 17-week course that helps create a space for honest conversation around some of life’s biggest questions. It is designed to provide participants an opportunity to connect with one another to share thoughts, ideas, and opinions in a safe and caring environment. Alpha helps bring people...Read more

Delivering transformative programming to the NDCS population is a key part of our mission. Thanks to the continued partnership with the Community Justice Center (CJC), these men at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution recently completed a victim impact class delivered by CJC.

Through this program and many others like it, the CJC team teaches individuals how to accept responsibility for their actions, work to repair the harm and grow their life skills. #Programs

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February is American Heart Month, and today we’re throwing the spotlight on the Omaha Correctional Center (OCC) medical team. These medical professionals bring a wealth of knowledge to educate individuals about heart health and encourage proactive healthy habits.. #HeartMonth #People #HeartHealthyRead more

Last week, author and national speaker Baron Warren encouraged men at five NDCS facilities to cross the finish line with his message “from males, to MEN.” His bold speaking style and tough-love approach left the men inspired for greatness. Author of the book, "The 5 Steps to Manhood," Warren speaks a message of life and hope to audiences across the country. He presented at the Community Corrections Center — Lincoln, the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility, the Omaha Correctional Center, the Community Corrections Center — Omaha and the Reception and Treatment Center. #TransformNebraska #ProgramsRead more

Thanks to the generosity of these donors, there are stacks of new stories to be enjoyed by readers at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women (NCCW)!

When Mary McNamee and Kieth Simmons inherited the library of a longtime friend, they chose to donate the books to NCCW in their friend’s honor. Among the collection are many science fiction, fantasy and science books.

“We hope they allow many readers to give their imaginations flight through their fantastic stories,” they said.

NDCS gladly accepts donations of gently used books. If interested, please contact the facility https://corrections.nebraska.gov/...Read more

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