Changing Definition, Activism May Be Behind Increase in Rape Reports

January 31st, 2019

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The number of rape cases handled by the Lincoln Police Department has increased in the last two years, but this may be due to a change in the FBI definition of the crime as well as activism through movements like #MeToo, according to a report for NET News by Allison Mollenkamp.

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City Council talks outdoor gun range at joint Police Fire Training Center

March 4th, 2016

By Ryan Robertson

During Tuesday’s Omaha City Council meeting, angry residents accused Council members of going back on promises made by previous Councils

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Reforms urged in Nebraska police lineup procedures

July 20th, 2015

By Bill Kelly

Law enforcement agencies across Nebraska have quietly begun a major change in how eyewitness evidence is collected and utilized in criminal cases.

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Project KNOSE, Robert Wagner hope to deter gun violence

May 6th, 2015

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Project KNOSE, which stands for Keeping North Omaha Safe for Everyone, is a grassroots community watch of sorts. They drive around some of the most violent neighborhoods in North Omaha hoping to be a deterrent to more violence in the area.

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Omaha rapper responds to police comments

November 24th, 2014

By Brandon McDermott

Omaha, NE – Recent statements by Lt. Ken Kanger of the Omaha Police Department regarding local rap videos and how they play into gang violence are ‘off-base’ according to one criminal justice professor in Omaha. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott has the details as he talks to one local rapper who is trying to change minds and make a difference.

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