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Formed in 1857, the Omaha Police Department proudly serves the community of Omaha, NE.  Located on the eastern border of Nebraska along the Missouri River. Omaha is the largest city in Nebraska, with an estimated 2013 population of over 434,000 and encompassing 130 square miles.  We are a progressive police department made up of a diverse group of a thousand men and women, sworn and non-sworn, who strive to keep Omaha a safe, family-friendly city.

OMAHA POLICE DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT

The Omaha Police Department has adopted the following Mission Statement that shall guide all employees:

"The Omaha Police Department, in partnership with our community, provides impartial, ethical, and professional law enforcement service and protection. We strive to maintain the trust and confidence of our citizens while working to improve the quality of life." 

 

VISION STATEMENT

The Omaha Police Department has adopted the following vision for the 21st Century:

To provide the environment for the Omaha Police Department that results in:

  •  Reduction of crime and fear of crime
  •  Maximum efficiency
  •  Enhanced customer service
  •  Improved public confidence
  •  Personal and professional growth for employees

 

POLICING VALUES

The Omaha Police Department has adopted the following statements of its values:

  •  Maintain service as our primary goal, while vigorously pursuing those who commit crimes.
  •            Ensure that community responsiveness and the prevention of crime shall always be the hallmark of this organization.
  •            Strive to maintain the highest levels of integrity and professionalism in all our members and activities.
  •  Provide courteous police service with respect for the rights and dignity of all the people we serve.
  •  Involve the community in all policing activities that directly affect the quality of community life.
  •  Structure police service in a manner as to reinforce the strengths of the city's neighborhoods.
  •            Encourage public input regarding the development of policies that directly affect the quality of   neighborhood life.
  •  Manage our resources carefully and effectively.
  •  Seek the input of employees into matters that affect job satisfaction and effectiveness.
  •            Remain committed to a shared and open relationship of involvement with all segments of our community.   

 

MOTTO

The Motto of the Omaha Police Department is as follows:

"To Serve and Protect"

 

 

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News and Information

  • 15th Annual Scout Day

    2018-10-25 17:59:34

    The 15th Annual Scout Day is taking place on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Omaha Public Safety Training Center, 11616 Rainwood Road. The ...

  • Drug Take Back Day October 27th

    2018-10-25 17:54:30

    On Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Omaha Police Department, Douglas County Sheriff, Ralston Police Departmen ...

  • Trick or Treat on the Boulevard

    2018-10-25 17:49:53

    The Northeast Precinct is hosting Trick-or-Treat on the Boulevard on Wednesday October 31st. Come meet officers on Minne Lusa Boulevard betw ...

  • OPD Meet and Treat Event

    2018-10-25 17:44:08

    The 9th annual MEET & TREAT event is Saturday, October 27th from 5-8pm at the Southeast Precinct (2475 Deer Park Blvd.) ...

  • Officer Involved Shooting near 30th and Laurel

    2018-09-12 20:32:13

    On September 11, 2018 an Omaha Police Officer was shot during a traffic stop near 30th and Laurel. A link to the press release about the inc ...

  • National Night Out

    2018-05-27 17:53:24

    National Night Out is Tuesday, August 7th.  National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community ...

  • Copper Theft Prevention

    2017-05-23 16:20:59

    The Omaha Police Department wants to remind the public and business owners of the steps they can take to prevent copper theft.    ...

  • Omaha Police Department Crime Clearance Rates 2007-2016

    2017-03-22 16:19:53

    The Omaha Police Department continues to be ahead of the national average for clearance rates. Clearance rates in Omaha continue to rise due ...

  • Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 1 Benefit Show

    2016-10-31 16:46:18

    The Omaha Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #1 is currently selling tickets for their annual show. The Iguanas will be performing Sunday, Apri ...

  • New Southwest Police Precinct

    2016-10-20 16:26:38

    The Omaha Police Department hosted a ribbon cutting and open house at it's new Southwest Precinct Assembly on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Th ...

  • Funds Raised by First Responders Foundation for Omaha P ...

    2016-10-04 12:48:11

    The First Responders exists to recognize and support Omaha's first responders. Since their beginning they have done many events and fundrais ...

  • Omaha Police Earns 6th Accreditation Award

    2016-08-04 15:20:28

    The Omaha Police Department (OPD) earned its - sixth accreditation award from the Commission on Accredita ...

  • Official Omaha Police Department Statement Regarding Tr ...

    2016-07-08 19:49:01

    Like most Americans, we watched events unfold tragically in Dallas last night. Our hearts are heavy. Our thoughts and prayers are with the f ...

  • New Plans For Outdoor Range

    2016-02-02 15:37:04

    The Omaha Public Safety Training Center (PSTC) has served as a training facility for the city, state, federal and other local agencies since ...

  • Thank you from Kerrie Orozco's family

    2015-06-12 18:12:13

    From Hector Orozco: I want to take this opportunity to express my thanks to everyone for all of their support during this very difficult ti ...

  • Update: Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

    2015-05-20 21:09:08

    Information about the Fatal shooting of an Omaha Police Officer is at the following link. Press Release for Officer Killed in the Line ...

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    2015-04-06 19:08:06

    Warren Buffett has joined the movement to bring back public support for law enforcement! Warren recently had his picture taken by a member o ...

  • #supportblue Campaign

    2015-03-31 20:12:35

    The First Responders Foundation has launched a new campaign designed to encourage community support for police officers. The Support Blue ca ...

  • Anti-Bullying Message

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