The Omaha Police Department is stepping up gang intervention and prevention efforts.
Diante Jones will be working as the new North Omaha Gang Specialist.
The Omaha Police Department and Gang Specialists work with the community, Omaha Public Schools, and established community organizations. The organizations include the Empowerment Network and Omaha 360.
Jones is a trained Chemical Dependency Specialist and has been involved in chemical dependency counseling. He has also worked for years as a tracker where he would locate and make sure juveniles would follow court ordered guidelines as well as work with the juvenile probation officers.