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Nebraska

Year: 
2015

The Jail System

Nebraska has 93 counties. According to surveys completed in 2013, there are 63 jail and adult detention facilities, with a population of 3,480 inmates.

The Prison System

As of December 31, 2015, the Nebraska prison population was 5,372. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has seven adult and juvenile factilities, including a Diagnostic & Evaluation Center.

The Community Corrections System

From January to June 2015, there were almost 22,000 offenders served by probation in Nebraska. As of December 31, 2015, Nebraska had 1,043 parolees.

Rates (Per 100K)

Incarceration Rate: 
279
Violent Crime Rate: 
275
Property Crime Rate: 
2,241
Probationers: 
882
Parolees: 
73

Populations

Prison Population: 
5,372
Jail Population: 
3,480
Parole Population: 
1,043
Probation Population: 
12,626

Facilities

Number of State Prison Facilities: 
7 facilities
Number of Jail Facilities: 
63

Prisons

Cost Per Inmate: 
$ 35,950
Employee Positions: 
0