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CITY OF LINCOLN   •   NEWS RELEASE   •   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lincoln Police Department

November 1, 2001

The Lincoln Police Department is prepared to send extra officers to the airport, the Federal Building, the State Capitol, the State Office Building and the County-City Building. Officers would be instructed to be highly visible at or near schools at dismissal time if not otherwise engaged. The department continues to encourage the reporting of any hate crimes. Since September 11, Police Chief Tom Casady said his department has applied for funding for an increased number of gas masks for its tactical units. A detective has been assigned to coordinate all intelligence information related to terrorism. Casady has participated in the weekly Nebraska-Iowa anti-terrorism task force meetings at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Omaha. The Police Department has also obtained and trained on Chem-Bio protective equipment. Contact: Police Chief Tom Casady, 441-8700 InterLinc Home Page

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