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Omaha, Kansas City Police Share Strategies to Target Gang Violence

February 20, 2014
Omaha’s efforts to curb gang violence are catching the attention of other police departments, including officers in Kansas City, Mo.

Video: Neb. Cop Investigated for T-Stop Takedown

March 27, 2013
An Omaha (Neb.) Police officer now faces an internal investigation for wrestling a subject to the ground in an incident that was recorded by the man's relatives.

Neb. Cop's T-Stop Takedown

March 27, 2013

An Omaha (Neb.) Police officer was captured on cell-phone video taking down a 28-year-old man who was having his car towed. The agency has launched an investigation into the incident. Read the full story here.

Neb. Man Used Son As Shield In Fatal OIS

January 3, 2013
Omaha (Neb.) Police officers fatally shot a 31-year-old man who used one of his 3-year-old twins as a shield while pointing a shotgun at responding officers.

Video: Neb. Cop Exonerated In Hospital Arrest

June 8, 2012
One of the two Omaha (Neb.) Police Department officers fired over a forceful arrest outside Creighton University Medical Center in May of 2011 has been reinstated by an arbitrator.

Officers Swarm Suspect Outside Hospital

June 8, 2012

One of the two Omaha (Neb.) Police officers fired over this forceful arrest outside of Creighton University Medical Center in May of 2011 has been reinstated by an abitrator. Read the full story here.

Omaha Delays Recruit Class

May 16, 2012
An anticipated boost of manpower for the Omaha Police Department likely won't come until next year, after city officials pushed training for a new recruit class to August.

How the North Hollywood Shootout Changed Patrol Arsenals

February 28, 2012

On the 15th anniversary of one of the fiercest gun battles in modern law enforcement history, patrol officers are much better armed, equipped, and trained than they were in 1997.

Nebraska Officer Given 2011 Jeff Chudwin Award

March 21, 2011
Officer Paul Milone has been singled out for his heroic actions in September, when he used his patrol rifle to save the life of a child held hostage by a sword-wielding adult.

Gunman Who Shot Two Officers at Omaha Hospital Dies

September 29, 2010
The officers' injuries were minor, reports KETV, while the suspect, 39-year-old Jeffrey Layten, succumbed to his wounds from the incident this afternoon.

Omaha Pursuit Leads to Gunfight

December 21, 2009

Omaha (Neb.) police follow a robbery suspect who fires on officers during the pursuit as well as during a shootout at the end, where one cruiser ends up in a precarious position. Officer Matt Rech, whose patrol car video captured much of the chase, is heard calmly relaying information during the Nov. 29, 2006 pursuit. The agency named Rech as an officer of the year for 2007.

Omaha Police Want Overtime Pay

December 31, 2008
The new union contract reduces the amount of overtime time police can "bank" — and not immediately be paid for — from 360 hours to 108 hours. That time can be cashed out at any point or used as extra vacation time. Under the new contract, officers with more than 108 hours "banked" will have to cash out the extra hours.

Wounded Omaha Officer's Condition Improves

September 4, 2008
An Omaha police officer who was critically wounded in a shooting Aug. 20 has been upgraded to good condition at Creighton University Medical Center.

Omaha Officer Critically Wounded in Shooting Now Stable, Speaking

August 22, 2008
As a rescue crew sped Omaha Police Officer Paul Latschar to the hospital with bullet wounds Wednesday night, a trio of medical lifesavers awaited him.

Shooting Leaves Omaha Police Officer in Critical but Stable Condition

August 21, 2008
Omaha Mayor Mike Fahey said today that the Wednesday night shooting of Officer Paul Latschar by a gang member was a "cowardly act."

The State of American Law Enforcement - A Love-Hate Relationship

April 1, 2008

"My brother told me, 'If you want everyone to love you, join the fire department. If you want half the people to love you but half the people to hate you, go ahead and be on the police department.'" — Officer Michael Pecha, Omaha (Neb.) Police Department.

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