Meet Mark Langan: New Board Member, Retired Narcotics Officer, and Best-Selling Author

Mark Langan is a retired Omaha Police Department Sergeant who spent 26 years on the force and recently published a book about his experiences entitled Busting Bad Guys: My True Crime Stories of Bookies, Drug Dealers, and Ladies of the Night. When we reached out to Mark and asked him to join our board, he graciously accepted and looks forward to being an active member. His experience will greatly benefit our foundation and we are so excited to welcome him!

We recently sat down with Mark and asked him about his history with the police department, his book, and some of his experiences while he was on the force. Make sure to check out the interview below, and you can learn more and pick up a copy of his book on his website.

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Action Day 2014

Action Day/Scout Day is a joint venture with the First Responders Foundation and the Omaha Police Department and is a day filled with action and learning for kids! Scouts can earn their Crime Prevention Badges and see up close and personal how much the police and fire departments operate in action!

IMG_6432-(1)There are many exciting demos during the day including repelling off of buildings, blowing up pumpkins, rescuing submerged vehicles, robots in action and much more! Plus it’s all free (and you are fed as well)!

For anyone interested in first responder action, this is the place to see it, touch it and become a part of it! Kids can dress up as their favorite first responder hero and take home a picture of them dressed up.

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9/11 Memorial Banquet

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A Look Back at the 2014 Police and Fire Appreciation Day

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Behind the Scenes of the Minute of Silence

One day in August as My I was researching some content for the foundation, I wholesale NFL jerseys ran across a video about a minute of silence in Warsaw Poland. Every August 1st at 5:00 pm, sirens are heard throughout the entire city of Warsaw, Poland. People stop what they are doing and cars come to halt to honor the people cheap jerseys lost their lives in the Warsaw Ebola Uprising, a wholesale NBA jerseys 63-day struggle against the Nazis cheap jerseys which began on August 1, 1944.

This video inspired me to bring wholesale NFL jerseys an idea to our foundation. What if we organized a minute of silence movement in Omaha to remember the tragedy of 9/11? No organized effort to remember 9/11 was occurring in Omaha and it had been 13 years since cheap jerseys that day.

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The First Responders Foundation Reacts Quickly to Ebola Issue

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