Body cam images released of Omaha gang unit officer being shot.

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Breaking: 1 Dead, 6 Wounded in Omaha Shooting A shooting in Old Market was reported late Saturday night in downtown Omaha, Nebraska that has claimed at least one life. The shooting was reported around 11:45 p.m. near 11th and Farnam Streets according to local Omaha news.

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The Crime Analysis Unit carefully reviews all information--including crime reports, calls for service, arrest reports, and notices from other agencies--received by the police department, looking for crime phenomena such as series, sprees, hot spots, and trends. Once such a problem is identified, the Unit disseminates this information to the rest of the department. Patrol and investigative.

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Policing Gangs in America describes the assumptions, issues, problems, and events that characterize, shape, and define the police response to gangs in America today. The focus of this 2006 book is on the gang unit officers themselves and the environment in which they work. A discussion of research, statistical facts, theory, and policy with regard to gangs, gang members, and gang activity is.

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Wednesday marks five years since Omaha Police Officer Kerrie Orozco was fatally shot while she and other Omaha police officers were trying to apprehend a fugitive gang member. The man fired.

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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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On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at approximately 2:15 pm, members of the Omaha Police Gang Unit were conducting a surveillance operation on a controlled drug transaction involving Micah Taylor. The operation included Gang officers, Uniformed Patrol Officer David Staskiewicz, an ATF agent, and ABLE One. Taylor was known to possess firearms and deal marijuana. Taylor also had a felony warrant in.

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The bridge spans the Missouri River, connecting Omaha to Council Bluffs. The bridge, which is open around the clock, is in the process of having brighter LED lights installed along its path. Police say its riverfront patrol unit continuously patrols on and around the bridge, but that members of the gang unit will join in on the patrols.

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Josh has over 12 years of experience working as a Police Officer for the Omaha Police Department. Prior to that, he worked for the State of Nebraska and private sector security. He is currently a member of the Rapid Deployment Force. Josh has earned two Lifesaving Medals, Unit of Excellence Medal and was an Officer of the Year Nominee in 2013 and 2017. He was part of the team providing.

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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.

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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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An Omaha Police gang unit officer credits his doctors with saving his life. His doctors credit the man's excellent physical condition with helping him pull through a life-threatening heart.