LPD Transparency Page

LPD Introduces Transparency Hub

LPD has created a new resource on the LPD public webpage called the Transparency page (https://www.lincoln.ne.gov/city/police/info/transparency.htm). The page can be found by going to the LPD public homepage and clicking on “Transparency” under the Featured Links in the middle of the page. This purpose of this project was to address the following issues: Improve trust…read more »

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Vehicle Theft Spree Cleared With Arrest Of Lincoln Man

Lincoln Police were called to the 2800 block of Northwest 1st Street around 10 p.m. Wednesday, September 23rd. Police received a call from the victim of a vehicle theft in Omaha.  The vehicle owner told police he received an anonymous  tip that his stolen Cadillac could be at that address.  When police arrived, the found…read more »


LPS, UNL Add COVID-19 Cases To Their Totals.

Hospitalizations from COVID-19 are exceeding peak numbers from earlier in the summer in Lincoln and are approaching the state all-time high. Lincoln Public Schools added 49 cases from Sept 17-23 for total cases of 135 since school started Aug. 12 Eighty-two staff are under quarantine. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln added 226 cases in the last…read more »


Opening Statements Expected Today In Boswell Trial

Jury selection is complete and opening statements are expected this morning in the trial of a Nebraska woman charged with killing a 24-year-old woman who disappeared after a Tinder date. Sydney Loofe’s dismembered remains were found in trash bags along remote gravel roads in Nebraska. Twenty-six-year-old Bailey Boswell faces the death penalty if convicted of…read more »


LPS Survey Shows Teachers, Parents Differ On Remote Learning Success

A survey from Lincoln Public Schools shows a contrast between parents and teachers on the success of remote learning. Superintendent Dr. Steve Joel says more than 74-percent of parents say it’s working compared to 38-percent of teachers. “We interpret this to mean that for teachers remote learning is challenging, that it is a lot of…read more »

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80 New COVID-19 Cases In Lancaster County Thursday

Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department reports 80 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County Thursday, bringing the community total to 6,018. The number of deaths in the community remains at 24. Recoveries are up from 2,216 to 2,284.  The overall positivity rate for Lancaster County remains at 8.2% and the state rate at 9.7% There…read more »