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Remembering Investigator Mario Herrera

I was deeply saddened to learn that Investigator Mario Herrera, a 23-year veteran of the Lincoln Police Department, had passed away after being shot in the line of duty on August 26.

He was helping the Metro Area Fugitive Task Force and Gang Unit serve a high-risk warrant in Lincoln when he was critically wounded. Investigator Herrera leaves behind his wife, Carrie, and their four children.

Before his 23 years of service to the Lincoln community, Investigator Herrera served his country in the U.S. Army and his state as a carrier enforcement officer with the Nebraska State Patrol. He was respec...


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