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LB173 – It’s Dangerous

Judge Troia Hands Down Appalling Sentence.

Standing before Judge Troia stood a murderer who threw his victim's lifeless body into a hole after strangling her to death.
Mikael Loyd, 21yrs old, snuffed out the future of a young 19 year old woman, Melissa Rodriguez.

A victim of domestic abuse. Dead.

With the killer standing before Judge Troia, the sentence was about to be handed [...]

More than Just a Cop…



Warning: The video you are about to watch is disturbing. Several officers are assaulted, shot and even killed in this video. The stark reality of what the men and women of law enforcement face every day. Take a moment and watch. These are brothers and sisters, moms and dads, husbands and wives, friends, neighbors [...]

What is Fair and Impartial Policing?

As recent events across the nation have changed the face of modern policing.  Good men and women are employed in law enforcement agencies all over this country.  Members of OPD will be taking part in department wide training in Fair and Impartial Policing.What is Fair and Impartial Policing?  The implication of the science is that [...]

Remember Payton Benson & Take Action!

Vincent Hicks was sentenced to 65 years (so, 35 actual years behind bars) for his actions.

A life stolen away because of gang violence.

Don't forget Payton!
Don't forget CJ, Deandre, Lasandra or Alazia either!

Don't allow their lives to have been lost for nothing.
What can you do?
It's easy.
Everyone who knows someone living the "gangster lifestyle"

Take action!

Shun them.
Report them.
Mentor [...]

Naked Shawn Noble Exposes Himself Again, and Again… and Again.

Naked pervert Shawn Noble exposes himself again, and again, and again. One of the latest victims?

Someone’s 13 year old daughter. [...]

OPOA Helps Purchase VirTra – A Vital Training Tool – Split Second Decisions.

Decisions. Life or death. Split second. No time to hesitate. No time to second guess. No timeouts. No redo's. Minimal room for error. Your life or someone else's life is in danger.
These are the very decisions that face officers daily in America.
How do we train our officers to make these decisions?

Recently, private funds, donations and [...]

Your Police Force – Never Stops Training.

Did you know....Nebraska State law requires all state certified law enforcement officers to receive a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education annually?

Your Omaha Police Officers have already in 2015, received anywhere from 6.5 hours - 48 hours depending on what classes officers have taken. 20 hours is the minimum, the majority of our officer [...]

Saving Money? At What Cost? #LB605

Saving money... Clearing out room in the prisons. At what cost?  

Call  your Senator to urge them to vote NO!


Hiding Behind “Peaceful Protests”

The emerging trend of individuals hiding under the guise of "peaceful protests" while conducting themselves in a manner of lawlessness is obvious in this video.
While some pull up a chair and grab the popcorn, our brothers and sisters in blue face the reality and consequences of this dangerous trend.

Missing: Officer’s Perspective

As published in the Omaha World Herald today, President John Wells of the Omaha Police Officers Association responds to a OWH editorial regarding recent events:
(See original article linked below)
A column in Wednesday’s World-Herald discussed officer-involved shootings, but it was missing an important perspective — that of the police officer.
Police officers are tasked by society to [...]

Senator Ernie Chambers – Resign.

We are asking for your support.

In no way, shape or form, is it ever ok to threaten the life of anyone, let alone a public servant....specifically a police officer.

Please contact your Nebraska State Senator and ask your elected official to demand an apology from Chambers and RESIGN his elected office.

His threatening, erratic and divisive ways [...]

Courage To Stand Against Hatred

The OPOA would like to applaud Senator Beau McCoy for standing up and asking Senator Ernie Chambers to publicly apologize for his horrific comments about police being like ISIS.  [...]



“If I was going to carry a weapon, it wouldn’t be against you, it wouldn’t be against these people who come here that I might have a dispute with. Mine would be for the police”

“I wouldn’t go to Syria, I wouldn’t go to Iraq, I wouldn’t go to Afghanistan, I wouldn’t [...]