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Olivia, Ofc. Kerrie Orozco's Daughter, Turns 2

Olivia, Ofc. Kerrie Orozco's Daughter, Turns 2
Olivia, Ofc. Kerrie Orozco's Daughter, Turns 2
Olivia, Ofc. Kerrie Orozco's Daughter, Turns 2
Posted at 5:28 PM, Feb 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-17 18:29:53-05

Slain Omaha police officer Kerrie Orozco’s daughter hit a milestone Friday – turning 2 years old.

Jessica Swanson, a colleague and friend of Orozco’s, says Olivia is a happy and healthy girl.

"She looks just so much like her mama," Swanson said.

Officer Orozco was killed while on duty in May 2015. It was her last shift before she was scheduled for maternity leave.

Olivia and her father, Hector, visited the police station on Friday.

"She came down earlier today with Hector and she just kind of walked around a little bit and we showed her off," Swanson. "Hector and Olivia and the kids and everyone just wants them to know they're doing good. They're healing. They're strong. They have a lot of people behind them."

Orozco’s legacy is continuing to touch others. Through funds collected in honor of Orozco, bus was donated to the Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands. The group has also awarded two scholarships in her name.

"It was established through Ofc. Kerrie's family to ensure her legacy lives on,” said Jermaine Jones, the vice president for community and scholarship outreach.

The Boys and Girls Club was just one of the organizations listed as “Kerrie’s Causes” – groups listed as near and dear to Orozco’s heart.

"We want to show our appreciation to her family,” Jones said. “By all means, we wish she was here with us physically but we want to thank the family to make sure her legacy lives on.”