Protest at Tecumseh Correctional Institution, Nebraska

Protest at Tecumseh Correctional Institution, Nebraska

Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, Tecumseh, Nebraska
April 14, 2018

At least 36 prisoners refused to return to their cells, prompting guards to call in the prison riot response team. Prisoners returned to their cells before the response teams arrived. At this point, the reason for the protest is unknown.

The protest follows two major uprisings at the prison within two years.


36 inmates involved in Tecumseh disturbance; no injuries or damage reported“, Omaha World-Herald, April 16, 2018.

No injuries, damage reported in latest Tecumseh prison disturbance“, Lincoln Journal-Star, April 16, 2018.

Mother’s Day Uprising at Tecumseh Correctional, Nebraska“, Perilous, May 10, 2015.

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