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Rep. Mike Flood launches initiative to ease Nebraska’s law enforcement shortage

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2024
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Rep. Mike Flood is looking to help Nebraska law enforcement agencies recruit and retain more officers. He launched the Nebraska Backs the Blue campaign Tuesday. Its main goal is to hire officers from other states. “Our message today to the rest of the U.S. is that our communities are looking for good, qualified officers that are honest, that have integrity and are in it for the right reason,” Flood said. Law enforcement agencies across Nebraska say they are struggling to hire people. About 10% of positions...

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