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March 6 Event

Mayor Jean Stothert encourages Omaha citizens to participate in the #SupportBlue campaign to build officers’ morale and to help foster relations between police officers and the community.

 

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The First Responders, Mayor Jean Stothert, community supporters and Omaha Police Department officers and officials unveiled the #SupportBlue campaign Friday morning at the Omaha Police mounted patrol barn. Pictured left to right: Ray Somberg, First Responders Foundation president and executive director; Mayor Jean Stothert; Jami Anders-Kemp, director of Omaha 360; Mary Williams, First Responders Foundation Board member; and Deputy Omaha Police Chief Greg Gonzalez.

 

March 6 Event-3

“Through my work, I have worked alongside a number of fine police officers and leaders that truly have a heart for our community and are doing everything in their power to bring about that positive change,” said Jami Anders-Kemp, director of Omaha 360. “It’s not that our officers are seeking great accolades, but I can tell you, they don’t mind receiving an occasional thank you.”

 

Event March 6-4

The #SupportBlue campaign provides ways for the public to show its appreciation to Omaha’s police officers by posting “thank you” notes on SupportBlueOmaha.com and using the #SupportBlue hashtag for social media posts. Pictured left to right: Mary Williams, First Responders Foundation board member; Omaha Police Lt. Darci Tierney, First Responders Foundation board member; Jim Hanson, Jr. First Responders Foundation board member; and Jami Anders-Kemp, director of Omaha 360.

 

Event March 6-5

Millard elementary school students touring the Omaha Police mounted patrol barn were able to meet the Mayor and witness the launch of the #SupportBlue campaign. Businesses, schools, the media, nonprofits and the public can join the campaign by downloading materials and other information at SupportBlueOmaha.com.