Project Harmony, Omaha’s nationally known child-abuse agency, keeps upping its game

Omaha’s nationally recognized Project Harmony is expanding its efforts against child abuse and welcoming a stronger police presence.

For the first time, the Omaha Police Department has assigned a captain to work at the agency. She will oversee a staff, already there, of 32 full-time sworn officers and several others.

“We’re thrilled,” said Gene Klein, executive director of the nonprofit Project Harmony. “This is significant news for us, and we think it says so much about the Police Department’s commitment to protecting children.”