Culture Study to be Included in Nebraska Correctional Reform

LINCOLN, Neb. — After having multiple problems occur within its correctional facilities, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has decided to conduct a culture study before making reform plans. The department has faced criticism for miscalculated prison sentences, a riot at Tecumseh State Correctional Institute, and the poor handling of inmate Nikko Jenkins, a released inmate who, within a month of being released, killed four people in Omaha, after pleas for a mental health civil commitment.

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