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Nebraska State Trooper Captures Dramatic Image of Massive Tornado

The Nebraska Highway Patrol posted an image to its Facebook page of a massive tornado with a patrol vehicle in the foreground of the photo.

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Omaha Police Helo Makes Emergency Landing After Mechanical Failure

Around 7:30 a.m., pilots took emergency action designating a safe landing spot in an open field northwest of the Omaha North Airport.

Nebraska State Patrol Switches from .45 to 9mm

When evaluating the different calibers, the agency's firearms selection committee found newer 9mm rounds had comparable ballistics to .45s, but the smaller caliber allows each trooper to carry more ammunition.

Video: Cow Leads Nebraska Officers on Slow-Speed Pursuit

A cow that escaped a Nebraska beef plant led police on a slow speed chase through the town of Grand Island.

Nebraska Lawmaker Proposes Law to Ban School Resource Officers

Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers—the longest-serving state senator in the history of the Cornhusker State—has introduced legislation that would ban law enforcement officers from patrolling school halls.

Nebraska Correctional Officer Accused of Embezzling $173,000 from Police Union

A correctional officer stands accused of taking more than $170,000 from the coffers of the Douglas County Corrections Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 8 over a three year period.

2 Nebraska Officers Hospitalized Following Exposure to Cocaine

Two officers with the Omaha (NE) Police Department were taken to a hospital on Monday after being exposed to cocaine.

2018 in Review: A Glass Overflowing with Great Stories of American Policing

Despite downward numbers of recruits seeking to join the ranks of law enforcement and increasing indications of de-policing across the country, we can—if we look hard enough—find countless bright spots for American policing in 2018.

Off-Duty Nebraska Officer Cited for DUI

An officer with the Lincoln (NE) Police Department has reportedly been ticketed for aggravated DUI following an investigation into a crash he was involved in while off duty.

Husband of Slain Nebraska Officer Donates Horse to Department's Mounted Unit

Hector Orozco—the husband of slain Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco—has donated the family's horse to the Omaha Police Department's Mounted Patrol Unit.