Official Statement the Moms Of New Braunfels Admin Team:
Social Media holds tremendous power in our local communities and across our world. We are very well aware of the influence a group of 18,000 moms holds in any town as well. We do not take that lightly.
As moms, we, of course, understand the need to be concerned for our families and we understand the desire to quickly check on information received through the channels of immediate communication, that have become such a large part of our daily lives. However, we are also concerned for our local police/first responders(and their families). In that spirit, we are vigilant about working with the social media coordinator of @New Braunfels Police Department to verify information, remove rumor, and eliminate additional work for our local officers who are often in high stress and dangerous situations. We are incredibly disappointed and discouraged by the NBPD’s choice to again name the original Moms of New Braunfels in the recent New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung
article blaming local groups for this most recent rumor, without setting us apart from the groups who use variations of our name and do not remove any posts or comments that may impede our local first responders in their jobs.
It was not the original Moms of New Braunfels group that allowed or has ever allowed a post to remain unchecked in the last 5 years.
We have many messages between our admin and the NBPD as well as multiple phone conversations that show, that they
are very well aware of our efforts and the support the admin/members of THIS page give to our local police, fire, and EMS departments. It saddens our team that the 18,000 moms of the original MoNB are continually wrongly grouped in the rumor mill.
WE will continue to protect the locations of and unfolding situations our local law enforcement is involved in, to the best of our ability, because that is the right thing to do. We are grateful to our local first responders for the sacrifices they and their families make. We are hopeful that eventually NBPD will make the same statements thanking our admin for removing things the *quote* “other less responsible groups do not remove” publicly as they have done multiple times privately.
~MoNB Admin Team