Monroe Coleman remembered as ‘role model for all officers’
Monroe Coleman: The veteran of World War II was Omaha’s first African-American deputy police chief.
Posted: Thursday, November 28, 2013 12:00 am
As a police officer, Monroe Coleman commanded respect — from the young people in his north Omaha neighborhood to the Mayor’s Office.
Coleman served 36 years, seven months in the Omaha Police Department, rising through the ranks to become the city’s first African-American deputy police chief.
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Thursday, November 28, 2013 12:00 am.