Omaha Police officers to assist with Biden inauguration later this month

(Omaha, NE) -- Members of the Omaha Police Department will play a part in the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20th.

The Omaha Police Department says thirteen of their officers will be traveling to Washington, D.C. for the 2021 Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. OPD says those officers will be federally deputized as United States Marshals and serve as uniformed members of the Presidential Inauguration Protection Detail Team.

OPD says they have assisted with the security and crowd control at Presidential Inaugurations since 2005. As many as 3,000 officers from federal, state, county, and local agencies from across the United States will participate in the detail.

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