Registration Open for Police Citizen Education Program

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Class will cover:

  • How homicides are investigated
  • Street gangs
  • Use of force techniques
  • The K-9 Unit (Live demonstration planned)
  • The Narcotics Unit, SWAT Team and other units

Space is limited, so you must pre-register.

For information on the Northwest Precinct CETP, contact Bridget at bfitzpatrick@ci.omaha.ne.us. For the Southeast Precinct CETP, contact Ofelia at orobles@ci.omaha.ne.us.

Tuesday, the Omaha Police Department announced it is now accepting registrations for an upcoming citizen education program.

The class runs for six weeks beginning in April. They will be held at two separate locations.

Northwest Precinct sessions will be held on Mondays, starting on April 7th at 6 p.m. at the Northwest Assembly, just north of 103rd and Fort.

Southeast Precinct sessions are on Tuesdays, starting on April 8th, and will be held at the Salvation Army KROC Center, near 30th & Y.

Participants will learn about the internal workings of the department, and discuss improving police-community relations.

Classes are casual. Students are encouraged to ask questions

The last session will include a 'Q&A' with Police Chief Todd Schmaderer.

The class is free and open to anyone 18 or older. Participants must pass a criminal background check.


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