Mr. Thomas H. Warren, Sr.
Thomas Warren is the President/CEO of the Urban League of Nebraska, a position he assumed following his retirement in late 2007 as the Chief of Police of the Omaha (NE) Police Department, a CALEA Law Enforcement Accredited agency since 2001. He was chosen Omaha Police Department Employee of the Year in 1999 and was its first accreditation manager. He has a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Morningside College and a Master’s degree in criminal justice with an option in public administration from the University of Nebraska. He is a graduate of the FBI's National Executive Institute Leadership Development Training Program and was selected as a Fellow and was inducted into the National Academy of Public Administrators. Commissioner Warren is a member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and serves on the Boards of Directors of several organizations, including the University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumni Association, the Conference for Inclusive Communities, and the Durham Museum. Commissioner Warren is the recipient of the 2012 National Public Service Award from the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).