"If a police department can't solve the greatest crime, the most egregious crime affecting society, what faith would you have in that police department?" Schmaderer said.
Some in North Omaha say there's a lack of trust between the community and OPD.
"That's why a lot of people don't tell: They don't feel protected, not in their circumstances, not in their own state."
That mindset keeps Bush and many other families in pain.
"They can't pull one out of the air, it does take us as a community to give them what they need to make a conviction," Bush said.
Some say they would be more comfortable coming forward if they felt their tip would absolutely be anonymous. They also say they would like to build a better relationship between the North Omaha community and police.