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**PRESS RELEASE** 60th & Center

The Omaha Police Officers Association (OPOA) and its members understand the pressure for answers regarding the unfortunate death of Zachary Bearheels at 60th & Center on June 5. [...]

Mental Health Crisis and Omaha Police Officers

  Recently we've seen the topic of mental health and law enforcement come to the forefront of what citizens consider a priority.  Erin Grace of the Omaha World-Herald rode along with Officer Dave Staskiewicz and Officer Aaron Dugick for a shift to experience what we deal with on a daily basis.  Nowadays, we see Officers duties being [...]

OPOA goes to New York

OPOA Joins multiple agencies to address the mental health crisis facing police nationwide. Watch live here.

12yr Old Shoe Thief and a Police Officer

Officer Milton of the Atlanta Police Department is being recognized for his acts of kindness when called to a Family Dollar store for a 12 yr old shoplifter. [...]

Deputy Mark Burbridge

Deputy Mark Burbridge will be laid to rest on Monday May 8th at 10 AM. The funeral service will be held at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs. [...]

Topeka Officer Saves a Drowning Child

Officer Aaron Bulmer of the Topeka Police Department was on patrol last Sunday afternoon. While on patrol he noticed a 4 year old child walking near the pond's edge, so he exited his cruiser to check on the child. As he was exiting, the child fell into the water and [...]

Officer Down

Today, we learned that 2 Pottawattamie County Sheriffs office deputies were assaulted and shot by a convicted murderer. The cowardly thug then was able to escape jail, which resulted in a mulit-state pursuit before he was apprehended in Omaha. [...]

Safe NOT Safe

Providence Rhode Island city Council Council approves the Community Safety Act 12-0. [...]

Pay Attention to NE Juvenile Law

Gang Unit & Uniform Patrol Officers arrest juvenile with loaded firearm. Last week, during a traffic stop officers came into contact with Mr Dione Carter in a known high crime and gang activity area.   According to the reports officers were able to see a bag of marijuana in plain view of the vehicle. While [...]

LB447 and Unicorns

  Question: What does Ernie Chambers, Newt Gingrich, Grover Norquist, and bill LB447 have in common? [...]

Not a “Riot”?!

  Another day has come and gone in Nebraska and another day of troubled riots in the Nebraska prison system. Two deadly riots in two years. Is this going to be the new norm for us to see in the news? Not much is known at this point other than prisoners have yet again taken [...]

Iowa = Anti-Union

Iowa legislators have confirmed that they do not care about their citizens or their rights. [...]