KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) – Pretty soon, you might see Kearney police officers sporting baseball caps while they’re on duty. The Kearney/Buffalo County Sheriff’s Departments Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association presented KPD with a check for $1,000 Wednesday. That money will be used to buy baseball-style caps for all 57 sworn officers. That hats will have “Kearney Police” over the front in white writing. They’ll be part of officer’s formal uniforms. “We have so much public support in this city. It is truly unlike most cities,” said Lt. Jason Koetters, Kearney Police Department. “Some of the major pieces of equipment that we have have been donated by people from the public who simply care about law enforcement and care about their community. It is huge for our department.” Currently, police are wearing traditional service hats. Koetters said they tend to get hot and are heavy, making them less than ideal for daily patrols. Koetters said the new caps will be more comfortable for officers. They’re a lighter weight, and will protect them from the elements, specifically the sun. He said they’ll also be ano...