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Omaha City Council Journals 2008-Feb 2010

Gang Assessment Creates Controversy

A report was generated recently by two researchers in the UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice. In 2011 they had been contracted “to conduct a gang assessment” (Simi & Hoffman, 2012); the full version of this report can be found here.

The report was contracted by the Empowerment Network and the City of

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Department of Justice Asked to Investigate Omaha Police Department

Tuesday morning, March 13, the Omahans for Justice Alliance announced that it had sent a request to the Department of Justice Special Litigation Section for an investigation of the Omaha Police Department.

The Omahans for Justice Alliance consists of a number of individuals and organizations, including the NAACP, The Progressive Research Institute of Nebraska,

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