Kelly: Thumbs up signals support for officers, firefighters
Ron Brodkey, right, who is on the board of the First Responders Critical Support Foundation, wants Omahans to show their appreciation with a thumbs-up when they see police officers and firefighters. Ray Somberg, president and executive director of the foundation, is at left.
Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013 12:00 am
Though the Omaha police chief gave a forceful thumbs-down to police misconduct by firing four officers, a retired jeweler is forging ahead with a campaign to support first responders — called “Thumbs Up.”
Not that he disagrees with the decision of Police Chief Todd Schmaderer.
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Monday, April 15, 2013 12:00 am.