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Each May, the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) Employee Activities Committee (EAC) celebrates Correctional Officer and Teammate Appreciation Month in various ways, including hosting a BBQ, and providing pizza and popcorn. Although COVID-19 has impacted the ability to participate in some of these activities, that hasn’t stopped the NSP EAC team from recognizing their team members in other COVID-19 friendly ways! Each week in May, the EAC will be distributing snacks to NSP team members and recognizing a NSP team member as the Employee of the Week. This week, EAC members handed out Starbursts to each NSP team member. On each...Read more

Signs welcome and praise all the hard working and dedicated teammates at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) during Correctional Officer and Teammate Appreciation Month. Thanks for all you do every day!

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Sometimes a person’s career path can be a simple and straight path forward. Other times, the road winds back and forth before a person finds out where they feel they are meant to be. During Correctional Officer and Teammate Appreciation Month, many teammates take a moment to remember their own paths that led them to work in corrections. For Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) Accounting Clerk Annie Othmer, she was ready for a dependable job. “Honestly, I never thought I would work here. But raising a two-year-old on a $9 per hour job was not cutting it. I started looking for something with better benefits and kept on...Read more

As we honor our military and all those who died serving their country, we would also like to extend our appreciation to all the NDCS teammates who are working the front lines today and upholding the NDCS mission. #HappyMemorialDay #KeepPeopleSafeRead more

A short message from Staff Training Academy Training Specialist Emily Wiley. Happy NDCS Correctional Officers and Teammates Month!

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Watch the video on YouTube HERE .Read more

Men at the Nebraska State Penitentiary have been sharing their artistic talents and inspiring others. The latest set of murals in progress focus on notable Nebraska landmarks and scenes including Chimney Rock, The Archway and York's iconic water tower.Read more

Teammates at the Work Ethic Camp (WEC) in McCook step up every day to support the NDCS mission and help men prepare for reeentry into the community. In the midst of the COVID-19, teammates continues to take pride in their work and rise to the challenge. Signs outside WEC acknowledge not only the importance of NDCS Corrections Month, but the extra appreciation everyone has earned as part of the quaran-team. #ThankYou #Quaran-TEAM #KeepPeopleSafeRead more

Originally from the Philippines, Registered Nurse (RN) Babelonia Meyers applied to be a nurse at the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (NDCS) in 2010. She said she felt a state job offering good benefits, retirement and job stability sounded like a positive direction to take her career. Meyers found all of that working in corrections. In addition, she found friendship, a supportive team environment and continuous educational opportunities while working at a prison facility. “Everything I learned in corrections was surprising.”

Meyers spent four years dedicated to assisting men at the Omaha Correctional Center...Read more