There are ten state prisons in Nebraska. One of the facilities is a diagnostic and evaluation center, and one is a work camp.
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services is the government agency in charge of all programs, services, facilities, inmates and Nebraska state prison inmate records. They make it very easy for the public to perform a Nebraska state prison inmate search by using the inmate locator on their website.
The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services mission states: “NDCS has a statutory responsibility to keep safe people in the public, people who work for the agency, people who visit its prisons and the people living in its prisons. This is accomplished through sound incarceration practices and daily vigilance.
Good security encompasses much more than counts, searches, and locked doors. It includes providing opportunities for incarcerated individuals to change thinking and behavior. Those opportunities are facilitated by assessments, treatment, programming, and comprehensive reentry planning.”
Nebraska state prisons hold felons who have broken state laws and offer a system of rehabilitation, combined with programming to help them change their lives before they release them back into society. The list of state prisons in Nebraska includes:
Each facility has a different number of beds, varying degrees of custody, and serves a specific demographic. One prison is for women prisoners only. All of them offer an extensive menu of programs, including things like:
There are only 5,100 inmates in Nebraska prisons. Less than.08% are female, and the rest are male. Most Nebraska inmates are white, then Black, and Hispanic and then other races. The majority are in medium security, then minimum and then maximum. The most common reason they are in prison are crimes against another person. Almost equally, sex offenses and drug charges are the two following reasons.