Staff member assaulted at NSP

Staff member assaulted at NSP


CONTACT Laura Strimple, Communications Director

OFFICE 402-479-5712 |

August 20, 2018 (Lincoln, Neb.) – An inmate at the Nebraska State Penitentiary (NSP) assaulted a staff member on Sunday, August 19, 2018.

The incident happened shortly after 7:00 p.m. The inmate struck the staff member in the face multiple times, after refusing to obey the staff member’s request to return to a secure area. The staff member went to the hospital and received several stitches to the lip.

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.