Community Corrections Center-Lincoln Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 25, 2020
402-471-0740
2720 West Van Dorn Street, Lincoln, NE, 68542-2200

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Community Corrections Center-Lincoln is commonly known as the Nebraska State Prison, Centinela. The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln is operated and managed by the Nebraska Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln is exclusively a male-only prison situated in Lincoln County, Nebraska. The facility is nearly 20 miles from El Centro and Lincoln.

The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln lays on over 2,000 acres of land. The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln has many housing units. These housing units are listed below:

  • 1 Level III Housing Unit
  • 1 Level III Special Needs Housing Units
  • 1 Level I Housing Unit
  • 2 Level IV Housing Unit

The Level III Special Needs Housing units is a two-tier building. They have 100 double occupancy cells and enclosed with razor wire and a chain link fence. The entire Community Corrections Center-Lincoln is enclosed with an electric fence along with two razor wire on top of a chain link fence.

The Level I housing unit consist of two buildings. They are open dormitory-style living. Each building can house upt o to 200 inmates as well. This facility will also consist of the Correctional Treatment Center. In the Correctional Treatment Center, this is where inmates can receive dental, medical, and mental health treatments.

The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln also has the Administrative Segregation housing unit, which can house up to 175 inmates. The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln also came equipped with a firehouse that also is home to 8 levels I inmates who are trained in putting out wildland/structural fires. The Centinela Fire Department is an active part of the Community Corrections Center-Lincolns rehabilitation programs.

in 2016, the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln opened up their first library facility for the inmates to use and take advantage of.

At the closing of the fiscal year of 2008, the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln employed over 1,200 people and had an operating budget of over $160 million.

As of March of 2018, the inmate population was just over 3,3000. This inmate occupancy rate is over 1290-percent.

The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln was originally named after Cerro Centinela. This was the Spanish name for Mount Singal. Mount Signal was on the Mexico – United States border.

The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln opened its doors back in . The Community Corrections Center-Lincoln opened its doors just shy of two years after the Calipatria State Prison opened its doors. The Calipatria State Prison is just 290 miles north of the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln.

With a 19929 statute put in place, it requires the United States Attorney General to agree to pay the state for housing an illegal immigrant or choose to take this illegal immigrant into federal custody. It was not until early 1996 when Governor Pete Wilson tested out this 19929 statute. Wilson asked the Immigration and Naturalization Services to take a 25-year-old alien that was currently serving time in Community Corrections Center-Lincoln for various drug offenses. However, the Immigration and Naturalization Services refused. In March of 1996, Wilson chose to sue the federal government over the 19929 statute.

Ever since 1997, the Community Corrections Center-Lincoln has been one of the most overcrowded state prisons within all of the state of Nebraska. It is commonly running at 259 percent capacity.

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Community Corrections Center-Lincoln
2720 West Van Dorn Street, Lincoln, NE, 68542-2200

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Jail Name Community Corrections Center-Lincoln
Jail Type State Prison
State Nebraska
County Lancaster County
Web Page website
Address 2720 West Van Dorn Street, Lincoln, NE, 68542-2200
City Lincoln
Zip 68542-2200
Phone 402-471-0740

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