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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Police Seek Help in Bank Robbery Investigation

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The Brighton Police Department is seeking help from the community to identify a male wanted for robbing the First National Bank of Omaha, located at 1600 E. Bridge St., on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Police responded to the area after receiving a call from a bank ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2022

City of Brighton in search of new chief of police

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The City of Brighton is in search of a new police chief for the Brighton Police Department. This role is responsible for performing a variety of highly complex executive-level law enforcement administrative, supervisory, strategic, coordinating, and direc...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Police Investigate Homicide

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The Brighton Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at a hotel in the 15100 block of Brighton Road. At 12:06 p.m., dispatch received a call with a report of a victim with a gunshot wound in a hotel room. The 28-y...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2022

Police Seek Help to Identify Witnesses in Carjacking

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The Brighton Police Department is seeking help from the community to identify two witnesses of a carjacking that occurred on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 55 W. Bromley Ln. The photo attached shows a vehicle that is believed to be a black Jeep Grand Cherokee...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Community mourns passing of longtime Brighton Police Commander Frank Acosta

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It’s with great sadness the Brighton Police Department announces the passing of Commander Frank Acosta. Commander Acosta joined Brighton Police in February of 2000 after working more than eight years as a State Trooper for the Colorado State Pat...

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City of Brighton Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Police Urge Motorists & Motorcyclists to Practice Safe Driving in Wake of Recent Traffic Fatalities

The Brighton Police Department Traffic Safety Unit (TSU) is investigating three crashes involving motorcyclists that occurred between Sept. 14 and 18. Two of the three crashes were fatal, and one resulted in serious injury. Two of the three crashes were t...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Brighton Police investigate shooting

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On Sunday, Aug. 7, at approximately 1 a.m., officers of the Brighton Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the 300 block of County Road 27 (North Main Street). Upon arrival, officers learned that a fight at a large house party spilled in...

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City of Brighton Press Releases