Omaha cop due to go on maternity leave Thursday gunned.

Lieutenant Darci Tierney of the Omaha Police Department echoed these statements. Tierney said there is an ongoing effort to combat gang activity in Omaha. OPD works alongside the Empowerment Network - a key community partner in tackling violence in North Omaha - to engage the community and educate young people about the destruction of gang life.

Grant Purcell was a student intern in our Internship program at the Omaha Police Department. Grant was assigned to the Major Crimes division under the direct supervision of Sgt. Sean Sheridan and.

New-Mom Cop Gunned Down Hours Before Maternity Leave.

The Gang of Fifteen You are part of an International Investigative Team. An international criminal organization known as the Gang of Fifteen is known to have become active again and is planning the eradication of crosswalks world-wide. Such a terrorist act cannot be allowed to happen, as widespread and indiscriminate jaywalking could spread overnight and could lead to other more serious.Omaha Police Gang Unit Lieutenant (Current Employee) - Omaha, NE - December 1, 2017 It is a difficult job but was quite rewarding. The rewarding portion was that I was able to give back to my community.The Omaha Police Department’s gang unit and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were honored Wednesday for their work in an eight-month investigation that took 40 guns.


A 2012 undercover investigation led DEA and FBI agents to identify seven individuals involved in supplying multiple ounce quantities of methamphetamine to gang members in South Omaha. A multi-agency effort involving the DEA led to the December 2011 dismantling of a major ring that was supplying large quantities of methamphetamine and cocaine to Omaha.The Omaha Police Department has had a gang unit since July 1988. That five-person crew was started as a response to Crips and Bloods moving into the city from Los Angeles, said Bruce Ferrell.

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Today, Omaha Police carried out two simultaneous search warrants in conjunction with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives. As a result, they say two suspects have been taken into custody for charges related to guns and more than seven ounces of crack and powder cocaine. The suspects.

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This case was brought as part of Project Safe Neighborhood, a nationwide initiative to combat gun violence and gang activity. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive and the Omaha Police Department’s Gang and Firearms Unit.

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Alfonza W. Davis from Omaha fights in the segregated unit known as the Tuskegee Airmen. He is presumed KIA when his aircraft disappears in 1944. 1947 Community activism: The DePorres Club begins at Creighton University, actively seeking to fight racial discrimination in Omaha's housing and job markets. 1948 Community activism The DePorres Club stages Omaha's first sit-in at a restaurant in the.

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The Omaha Parks Foundation is proud to partner with the Kansas City Chiefs to promote health and fitness among Omaha's youth. The clinic was followed by a dedication of the ballfield, which was newly renovated using proceeds from Red Thursday 2015. The ballfield will be named for Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco, who coached youth baseball and worked on the Omaha Police gang unit before her.

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The Trip Set gang has become prevalent in Omaha over the last three years, the U.S. Attorney's Office said, with about 150 gang members and associates.

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About Us. Mission. The Motivation. In the spring of 2005, founder, Antonio (Tony) Espejo, an Omaha Police officer with the Gang Squad, attended a gang symposium in Florida. A break out session featured speaker, Robert Muzikowski, a successful businessman who began an inner-city baseball league in one of the toughest neighborhoods of Chicago. His theory was that if you can get kids to play.

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About the Omaha Police Department. On February 12, 1857 the City of Omaha was incorporated, three years after the first village had been laid out. In March of that year J.A. Miller became the first city marshal for the city of Omaha. Today, the Omaha Police Department is a large metropolitan police department organized into a Police Services.

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Stay up to date with all the latest Omaha Police Association news. Sign up to receive email notifications on events, fundraisers and all OPA updates. Latest News. February 20, 2020 Internet And Website Safety Tips. Though there have been many scares about what can happen to children or teenagers on the internet, adults should be safe as well. There is no limit to the amount of risk adults.

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The Omaha gang unit police officer who had given birth to her first child just months earlier was killed Wednesday in a shootout while attempting to bring in a wanted felon. Advertisement.

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Gang Fight: Nebraska examines the current landscape of gang activity in Nebraska, and efforts to fight back. The television documentary is centered on a boxing gym founded in gang-rich South Omaha by a convict-turned-minister who's trying to keep kids away from lifestyle he once embraced. One of the teenage boxers, a former gang member, gives viewers an inside look at gang life and its appeal.

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