As an integral part of the criminal justice system, the Lancaster County Department of Corrections provides community safety through secure, legal, and compassionate adult detention. We achieve this through the recruitment and development of professional staff who provide services which promote personal growth and reduce recidivism of those in our charge.
The Adult Detention Facility (ADF) at 3801 West O Street opened in July of 2013 and has a current maximum capacity of 786 inmates. The ADF was built in response to an overcrowded inmate population in the previous facilities.
Lincoln, Nebraska, with a population of 265,000, is the second largest city in the state. Lincoln serves as the seat of state government and the home of the University of Nebraska, Nebraska Wesleyan University and Union College.