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Omaha, Nebraska cop Brittney Taylor accused of assaulting her girlfriend

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Brittney Taylor, 33, of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, United States was recently arrested. She was charged with domestic violence assault, which is a misdemeanor.

Taylor is an Omaha Police Department officer. She was put on administrative leave after her arrest.

Brittney Taylor (©Douglas County Jail)
Brittney Taylor (©Douglas County Jail)

At around 4:00 a.m. on January 30, 2022, police responded to a home near 45th Street and Laurel Avenue in Omaha and spoke to a woman who had injuries to her head and face. She said she was assaulted by Taylor.

The name of the injured woman was not released. She told police that she was Taylor’s girlfriend.

Taylor was booked into the Douglas County Department of Corrections in Omaha. On January 31, 2022, she was no longer in custody.

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Formed in 1857, the Omaha Police Department is the largest law enforcement agency in Nebraska. In 1941, the department chose a distinctive badge design that is still currently in use.

In 2020, the annual budget of the Omaha Police Department was $160 million. Todd Schmaderer, 49, is the department’s current chief.

Omaha is the county seat of Douglas County. The city’s incumbent and 51st mayor Jean Stothert, 67, assumed office on June 10, 2013.

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