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Gov. Ricketts Comments on Events at Tecumseh State Correctional Institution

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts commented on events that occurred at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in the last 24 hours:

"I have been in communication with Director Frakes since yesterday afternoon,” said Governor Ricketts. “He has assured me that his staff is safe, and facility is secure. The department is now focused on ensuring the continued safety of the facility staff and well-being of the inmates."