July 26, 2014

Correctional Department caseworker charged with having sex with inmate

A 27-year-old caseworker for the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has resigned after being arrested for allegedly having sex with an inmate.

The department reports Elizabeth Blake was arrested after an investigation by the department. Blake began employment with the Department of Correctional Services in November of 2011. She served as a unit caseworker at the Community Corrections Center in Omaha.

Federal and state law prohibits sexual contact between staff and inmates.