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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Saving Money? At What Cost? #LB605

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

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Call  your Senator to urge them to vote NO!

  

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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.

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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 [...]

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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, [...]

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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.  [...]

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MY ISIS IS THE POLICE

“MY ISIS IS THE POLICE” “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 [...]

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Remember to slow down and move over

A sobering reminder from  Fort Worth Police Officers Association Remember to slow down and move over - the officer wasn't in the cruiser at the time of the collision, however, three firefighters were injured when the cruiser was pushed into a Fort Worth fire truck.        

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Use Of Force Perspective – Omaha SWAT and the Facts. 

There seems to be a good deal of discussion about police and the amount of force an officer uses from time to time. We wanted to shed some light on one of our own units.  The OPD SWAT Team, is a part-time assignment assembled for officers from all parts of our department. The team exemplifies [...]

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Judge Polk – Weak Sentencing Part 2

PART 2: Deandre Crittenden...story continues...into sentencing by Judge Marlon A. Polk. Hope you are still sitting down... [...]

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Judge Polk – Weak Sentencing Part 1

PART 1: As we promised, this one will really get your blood pressure up. The latest with Judge Marlon A. Polk and a weak sentence...sit down..this one is bad.  [...]