Lincoln police department

Gang activity on the rise

While the number of gang members has not grown since last year, the crimes committed by members have become more violent. That’s what the top two officers in the Lincoln Police ...

Police pink slip on hold

A pink slip for one Lincoln police officer is on hold until the end of February, according to city staff. Three officers and one sergeant received layoff notices in June, to be eff ...

Lincoln police officers sport new look

Some of Lincoln’s police officers may be ditching their traditional duty belts and opting for something called a load bearing vest. That’s according to Lt. Paul Shelgren, who ...

Chief's status resolved within days

Whether Lincoln’s Police Chief Brian Vizzusi will return to work will be resolved by Friday or next week, according to City Manager Jim Estep. The police chief has been on paid l ...

Officer is honored by his peers

Name: Matt Williamson Age: 33 Family: Wife, Lesley; and son, Tyler, 6 Occupation: Matt Williamson, a police officer for the Lincoln Police Department, was recently awarded as Offic ...