Staff Member Assaulted at TSCI

Staff Member Assaulted at TSCI


CONTACT Dawn-Renee Smith, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5713 | CELL 402-580-9495 |

February 2, 2017 (Tecumseh, Neb.) – An inmate at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (TSCI) assaulted a staff member yesterday, February 1, 2017. 

The inmate struck the staff member one time in the head with a homemade weapon (blunt object).  The assault occurred at approximately 6 p.m. in a housing unit.  Other staff in the area used physical force to subdue the inmate and stop the assault. 

The staff member received treatment for non-life-threatening injuries and was released.

The names of the staff member and inmate will not be released.  The incident will be investigated with the findings submitted to the county attorney.