FBI in Omaha sets up Command Post on any potential threats; releases tip line number


OMAHA, Neb. (KLKN)  – The FBI field office in Omaha now has a command post established to gather any and all information on potential threats on the state Capitol or government buildings or any other kind of politically-motivated danger.

In a news release issued late Thursday, the FBI said “the FBI has not received any specific and substantial threat to the state Capitols or other government buildings in our area. However, we are working together with our law enforcement partners to continuously share information based on tips submitted by the public.”

FBI Omaha says it is focused on identifying, investigating, and disrupting individuals who continue to incite violence and engage in criminal activity in the area.

Special Agent in Charge Eugene Kowel says, “Between now and the presidential inauguration on January 20, we will maintain a heightened posture to monitor for any emerging threats to our region.”

If you have a tip or information regarding possible violence at a protest or event, you can call 402-493-8688. You can also send in a tip online to t regarding potential violence at any upcoming protest or event. Or you can submit a tip online.

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