Nebraska Department of Corrections

Court Records

State office

Nebraska Department of Correctional Services

Central Records Office

Address
PO Box 94661 Lincoln, NE 68509-4661
Phone
402-479-5773
Fax
402-479-5913
Hours
8AM-5PM

Records Available:

DCS makes inmate records available to the public and will include any information deemed public by Nebraska. A photo will be included if available for each inmate record plus the date of birth, gender, race, age and full name plus aliases. Also considered public record is detailed sentencing information, including date of sentence, total possible sentence, projected release date, parole eligibility, upcoming parole hearings or reviews, date of parole, release information and location of incarceration facility.

Access to Nebraska Court Records

Retrieving Records

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services (DCS) makes incarceration records available to the public on its website. Any member of the public may search for offenders by name or DCS number. Public information about offenders is available on the website. Private information is held by the Central Records Office of the DCS. Access to an offender’s complete file may require a court order.

Cost

Public information about offenders who are currently in the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services system is available to the public at no charge. Public information about offenders is provided for free in the interest of public safety.

Years Available

The Central Records Office of the DCS maintains a record for each offender from the time he or she is admitted to the system. After discharge, the file is stored on microfilm and archived according to the department’s record retention schedule.