Inmate Assaulted TSCI Team Member

Inmate Assaulted TSCI Team Member


CONTACT Dawn-Renee Smith, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5713 |

March 2, 2018 (Tecumseh, Neb.) – An inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) assaulted a staff member on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

At approximately 9:20 p.m., while conducting a facility count, staff members observed the inmate on the floor in his cell. The inmate was taken to the skilled nursing facility to be admitted for observation. During this time, the inmate went limp and then began to fight the three staff members who were escorting him.

The inmate kicked the staff member in the face. The staff member was evaluated at a community hospital and determined to have sustained a concussion.

The incident will be investigated with findings provided to the county attorney for determination of criminal prosecution. The NDCS disciplinary process will be utilized with sanctions, such as loss of good time, applied according to the rules and regulations.