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Lincoln police reviewing use of force policy

Posted at 6:21 AM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 07:21:21-04

OMAHA. NEB. (KMTV) — Lincoln police plan to use lessons learned during recent protests to make changes.

Lincoln's mayor says the department will announce revisions to its use-of-force policy next Tuesday.

Those changes are expected to include de-escalation strategies aimed at minimizing the use of deadly force.

At least eight Lincoln police officers were injured after dozens of protesters clashed with them on May 30.