Projects Report

This report shows the various collaborative projects between UNO and the community. Various filters are provided to gain a better understanding of how different UNO units collaborate with the community.

Engagement Type: Engaged Research
Activity Type: Faculty Research
Start Semester: Spring
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2017-18
End Academic Year: 2021-22

Description: "The City of Omaha will seek to accomplish the following goals as part of the PSN initiative: 1. Reduce violent and gang crime through a holistic crime reduction strategy in targeted high crime areas. 2. Utilize gang intelligence to strengthen enforcement operations and prevent gun and gang violence. 3. Increase federal and state prosecutions of violent armed criminals. 4. Conduct community outreach and support youth mentoring activities. 5. Conduct a proactive analysis and evaluation of PSN program activities." "The University of Nebraska at Omaha Nebraska Center for Justice Research (CJR): The University of Nebraska at Omaha Nebraska Center for Justice Research (CJR) agrees to perform the following tasks along with all other obligations agreed to in a post-award subgrantee agreement with the City of Omaha during the FY2015 PSN Grant period: Use FY2015 PSN Grant funds to conduct an analysis of the local crime problems and actively assist law enforcement to develop a continuous proactive plan for gun crime reduction. CJR will provide a Graduate Research Assistant to the Omaha Police Departments Crime Analysis Unit to work directly with the Gang Unit. The Graduate Research Assistant, under the direction of Dr. Ryan Spohn, Nebraska Center for Justice Research Director, will provide real time analysis of the crime statistics for the Gang Unit to use and tailor operations that are intelligence-led and data-driven. Provide post-operation evaluation to determine if law enforcement operations reduced crime in the target areas. Comply with guidelines, requirements and special conditions of the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance applicable to the Project. The CCJR designates Director Ryan Spohn as the Project Point of Contact, accountable for implementing the University of Nebraska Omaha Nebraska Center for Justice Research responsibilities."
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