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Attorney general speaks with Creek Valley students

Peterson describes duties, role of Constitution


Ryan Hermens

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson spoke to students at Creek Valley High School on Wednesday. He described the functions of his office and talked about the importance of the Constitution. Peterson has been travelling throughout the state speaking with law enforcement agencies.

CHAPPELL – As part of a tour throughout the state, Nebraska's chief law enforcement officer met with Creek Valley High School students this week.

Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, who was elected to the position about a year ago, spoke to the students for 45 minutes on Wednesday afternoon. He explained the functions of his office, discussed the Constitution and talked about current events affecting teenagers before taking questions.

"We are basically the law firm for the State of Nebraska," he said.

Peterson described the five bureaus of his office, which include criminal and civi...

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