Nebraska Revised Statute 83-171
Department of Correctional Services; created; duties.
There is hereby created a Department of Correctional Services which shall:
(1) Maintain and administer facilities required for the custody, control, correctional treatment, and rehabilitation of persons committed to the department and for the safekeeping of such other persons as may be remanded to the department in accordance with law;
(2) Develop policies and programs for the correctional treatment and rehabilitation of persons committed to the department;
(3) Supervise parolees who have been committed to the department; and
(4) Until July 1, 2016, administer parole services in the facilities and in the community and, beginning July 1, 2016, cooperate with the Board of Parole and Division of Parole Supervision to assist with the efficient administration of parole services in the facilities and in the community.