Lincoln - The Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) has announced a historic promotion. Lieutenant Brenda Konfrst will assume the position of Captain in Command of Troop A-Omaha.
A nearly 24-year veteran of the agency, Captain Konfrst, 46, has served in both the Field Services and Investigative Services Divisions. Having started her career assigned as a traffic trooper in Troop A- Omaha, Captain Konfrst also served as a member of the Troop A Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team and was a certified Drug Recognition Expert (DRE).
"With this promotion, Captain Konfrst becomes the first female Troop Area Commander in the agency's history," said Colonel David Sankey, Superintendent of the Nebraska State Patrol.
"We are very proud of Brenda. She has come up through the ranks and is an excellent choice to take over the reins as Troop A Commander," he said.
Captain Konfrst takes over for Major Brett Friesz, who was promoted to Investigative Services Major at State Headquarters in Lincoln.