“Thug”

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What is a “Thug“?

Thug” is a term used to describe individuals who engage in antisocial, brutish behavior.

It is used as a descriptive term and is commonly utilized by the media.

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A tour through an abandoned condemned home…

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….from the perspective of one of many police officers who are tasked with patrolling them.

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BREAKING NEWS!

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Omaha Police Department reports that the OPD Child Victim Unit and State Child Protective Services Unit have taken 4 children into protective custody from a local Omaha home tonight.

One of the children is reportedly the child in the widely reported “thug cycle” video.

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Watch the CNN “Thug Cycle” Video Debate!

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If you missed the big debate over the heartbreaking “Thug Cycle” toddler video last night on CNN, take an opportunity to watch in now.

This was truly a fascinating and thought provoking discussion.

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Senator’s walk through this door everyday

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Don’t let them simply pass under these words.

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Jefferson Potter…The Latest Deadly Lincoln Failure

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Earlier this year, Jefferson Potter – a repeat offender and armed parole violator – smashed a stolen pickup truck into the vehicle of innocent motorist Jennifer Siemens.

Siemens died.

Yesterday, Potter was sentenced to a maximum of 50 years for those crimes.

Shockingly, KETV uncovered that while in prison Potter REFUSED to engage in any of the state offered rehabilitation or treatment.

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OmahaPOA.com gives citizens a view

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Do you like getting a glimpse at the world through the eyes of a police officer?

Crime
Violence
The judicial system
Cultural challenges
Neighborhood challenges

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Heartbreaking Video Shows “The Thug Cycle” Continuing

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Folks…this video is bad.

Really, really bad and it will make you angry.

It contains extreme profanity and discussion about adult situations and gang violence…and worst of all…a toddler.

Viewer discretion is strongly advised.

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Supervised Release Violations Must be Taken Seriously

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Will Nebraska get serious about supervised release laws?

The case of Michael Goynes is a perfect example of why Nebraska’s current supervised release laws are dysfunctional and in desperate need of radical change.

Especially if the state wants to increase its reliance on supervised release as a form of prison alternative.

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Children see, children do

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This is why public education is important folks.

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Help is available!

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Police officers often come across young people who feel they have little to no options at gaining a better life.

They simply do not know where to turn for help.

Help is available.

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Deon Stewart? Meet Judge Mark Ashford….

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In 2012, then 21 year old Deon Stewart went on an armed Robbery-spree throughout Omaha.

He was suspected of committing 14 separate Robberies in his self admitted quest for “silver and gold”.

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A walk through a condemned home.

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We have long discussed the topic of condemned homes here on OmahaPOA.com.

It’s a tough, touchy subject.

We believe it to possibly be the most under discussed community injustice of our time.

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Things seen – and heard – while on patrol…

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When a window suddenly shattered in his house today, a citizen feared the worst.

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Report – Only 2% of Probationers Currently Being Monitored!

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Will the State of Nebraska actually design a supervised release system for violent offenders that will both be effective and keep citizens safe?

If past and current actions are any indicator of future performance….the answer is likely “NO!”.

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