Omaha to Lincoln: Today’s tribute to a fallen officer
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — After passing away around 3:30 a.m. Monday, LPD Investigator Mario Herrera’s body was escorted from Omaha to a Lincoln Funeral home.
Community members lined the streets to pay their respects to the fallen officer.
— Nebraska State Patrol (@NEStatePatrol) September 7, 2020
At the Hall of Justice, the Lincoln Police Department placed an enlarged badge, fitted with a mourning band, as a memorial to Inv. Herrera. Other officers and community members laid down flowers and prayers at the site to express their gratitude for his service.
Friends of Herrera held a short memorial in his honor, folding a flag and even getting emotional as they remember their friendship.
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