Authorities: Approximately 97% of registrants compliant with state law

As reported in the Omaha World-Herald: The U.S. Marshals Service partnered with several law enforcement agencies Wednesday to check that nearly 100 sex offenders living in Gage and Saline Counties were in compliance with state regulations.  The operation led to the seizure of five guns from one offender and pending weapons charges. Three others wereContinue reading “Authorities: Approximately 97% of registrants compliant with state law”

UNO Professor, FEARLESS Shine a Light on Nebraska Law Enforcement Practices

Vague state laws often open the door to local enforcement abuses. There are wide variances in how state laws applying to Registered Citizens are enforced from county to county in Nebraska, according to research by Lisa Sample, PhD,  Reynolds Professor and Masters Program Coordinator at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University ofContinue reading “UNO Professor, FEARLESS Shine a Light on Nebraska Law Enforcement Practices”

Despite LB 285 of 2009, Rape Reaches Historic High Levels in Nebraska

Rape in Lincoln is at its highest level in 25 years, and rape in Nebraska is on the rise in spite of the state’s harsh sex-offender law enacted in 2009. If the law — LB 285 of 2009 — worked as it was advertised, we would not have this tragic and growing list of victims.Continue reading “Despite LB 285 of 2009, Rape Reaches Historic High Levels in Nebraska”