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Wed January 8, 2014

Omaha police union posts video of cursed toddler

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha police union has posted a video of a toddler being cursed and being encouraged to curse.

The union found the video on a local gang member's Facebook page. The union says on its Facebook page that it had an obligation to share the video so the public will learn about "the terrible cycle of violence and thuggery that some young innocent children find themselves helplessly trapped in."

It shows the child wearing only a training diaper as he's harangued with racial slurs and obscenities from at least three adults. The child's responses include profanities.

A YouTube version has been viewed nearly 6,000 times.

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said in an email Tuesday that he disagreed with "any postings that may cause a divide in our community."

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