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Privatized Prisons Costing Record Amounts

Is it a shock to anybody that the privatized prisons in Oklahoma are taking in record profits while billing the state tax payers?   While the overcrowding and rehabilitation needs to be drastically redesigned and re addressed in every state, one thing we can for sure say is that privatization does not save money. Read [...]

Rest In Peace Brother

When our page starts to look like a memorial for fallen officers, we cannot ignore the fact that the uniform is a target for those who wish to do evil. “It’s with an incredibly heavy heart tonight that I announce to you the loss of Police Trooper Chad Dermyer,” Virginia State Police Superintendent Steven Flaherty [...]

The Aftermath

The dust has settled from the aftermath of the controversial lies that spawned from the officer involved shooting that left suspect Michael Brown dead after attacking law enforcement. Now, St Louis and St Louis County are struggling to keep minimum staffing levels. The problem isn't just being able to hire new recruits but also [...]

“Where the Sun Don’t Shine”

Here is an editorial piece that was submitted to us by a patrol officer that wished to remain anonymous. Keep in mind this is an opinion and some facts being shared that does not represent the exact stance of the OPOA or its entire membership. "Stick your medical marijuana where the sun don't shine" Seriously. That's not [...]

Great News from Fort Worth!

After 8 days in the hospital, Officer Kyle Davis is going home today! His wife shared some very kind words that we would like to pass along. We wish Officer Davis well as he has a long road ahead to a full recovery. Update from his wife: This big guy was released to go [...]

This Bond Amount is a Joke.

How high should the bond be of a suspect accused of firing a gun at an officer attempting to kill? $30,000 - $300,000 - $3,000,000? Apparently in Detroit.... Only $3,000. Read the news article here

San Jose PD on the breaking point.

Mandatory OT is now being used in San Jose just to ensure that 911 calls will be answered. Both veteran officers and new hires have been fleeing at an alarming rate due to wage and benefit attacks.     UNPRECEDENTED CRISIS IN POLICE STAFFING - SAN JOSE - READ ABOUT IT HERE!

Can Lawmakers Undo It?

Lawmakers have the chance to rectify their mistake after passing LB 605 which reduced the penalty for witness tampering among other violent felonies.   As it currently sits, witness tampering is now virtually guaranteed to get probation. Before LB605 slashed the penalty, an offender was eligible for up to 5 years prison. LB1094 is a [...]

Conflict of Interest?

Correct us if we are wrong but in this story we seem to think that there is a huge ethics violation. The CCRB (Civilian Complaint Review Board) of New York City recently validated a complaint by a man against the NYPD. But what really sends up some red flags for us, is the chair [...]

Supreme Court Rejects State Liability Claim

  Nebraska Supreme Court rejects claim that the Nebraska Department of Corrections was liable and negligent when they released Nikko Jenkins. Do you agree with the courts decision? WOWT NEWS STORY

Prince George Officer Gunned Down

"We are grieving after one of our officers lost his life in the line of duty this afternoon." Prince George County PD Officer Jacai Colson was shot and killed yesterday in the line of duty in what is being described as an ambushed attack. Two suspects, fired shots and lured officers out from their [...]

“One Call Away”

This awesome video was made and sent to us by Mary Rosenthal. We truly appreciate the support and love we get from the Omaha community. She has asked that we help spread her work for everyone to see so please don't let her down and help us share this video!   [...]

Is Omaha Next?

The city of San Jose has recently been attempting to hire new recruits to keep up with the hundreds of officers leaving. But what's scary, is the newest recruit class only has 7. With wages/benefits under attack across the country, do younger men and women not see law enforcement as a job worth doing [...]

Billy Walsh – At it again.

Billy Walsh.   This guy is no stranger when it comes to assaulting your Omaha Police Officers.   While checking public records, what we found was very disturbing.   Less then 100 days ago, this punk decided to destroy property in Downtown Omaha, and then harass and threaten the peaceful, hard working people of [...]