Lincoln Police department

A letter to the Lincoln police chief

Chief (Doug Lee): My congratulations on the hiring of Travis Parson as your new police officer! As a citizen of Lincoln, it is heartening to learn of your stringent hiring pr ...

Two killed early Saturday morning when vehicle crashes into a residence

Updated July 19, 2 p.m.  Two Roseville residents died early Saturday when their vehicle crashed into a downtown Lincoln house on McBean Park Drive and caught on fire. Two peo ...

Homeless camp found inside Highway 65

A homeless camp found inside of the Highway 65 bypass was cleaned out July 12 by CalTrans workers, according to Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee. And he and Lincoln Public Services s ...

Woman robbed in Safeway parking lot

A woman was robbed of her purse early Friday morning in the parking lot of one of Lincoln’s main shopping areas. According to Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee, a woman was robb ...

Homicide suspect arrested in Sheridan

A Sacramento man, suspected of a homicide in South Sacramento, was arrested Tuesday in Sheridan by Placer County Sheriff’s deputies. Joshua Anthony Childers, 25, of Sacramen ...

Lincoln’s public-safety staff outstanding

      A couple of weeks ago, as my wife and I were getting ready to start the day’s activities, she experienced a medical emergency. As soon as I noticed, I ca ...

Meet Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee

Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee is ready to skew the average. “I plan on being here long-term,” Lee told The Lincoln News Messenger Wednesday. “While doing researc ...

Doug Lee sworn in as new Lincoln Police Chief

Doug Lee, a former chief deputy for the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, was sworn in Jan. 12 as the new Lincoln police chief. The hiring concludes nearly six months ...

First of two new Lincoln Police officers on patrol

Approval of the Lincoln city budget in June included funding for two new Lincoln Police Department officers. One of those officers, Clint Massey, has joined the Lincoln Police Dep ...

Homeless residents need holistic approach

Lincoln’s approach to dealing with homeless people needs more than a law enforcement presence, the city’s top police officer said Friday. Interim Lincoln Police Chief ...

Lincoln Police Chief could be hired soon

A second recruitment for the position of Lincoln Police Chief ended Dec. 8 with four finalists meeting with residents and city staff. The four finalists are Aaron Easton, chief of ...

Meet the second round of police chief finalists

Lincoln’s small police department could soon have a new leader. A second round of finalists for the position of Lincoln police chief will be made available to the public Thu ...

School officials and business owners: “Lincoln’s still a safe place to live”

In the aftermath of the Oct. 25 police shooting at a downtown Lincoln McDonald’s, school district officials and local business owners discussed the incident and responded to ...

Third suspect in robbery of Lincoln Gold and Coin

Lincoln Gold and Coin owner Jim D’Ambrosio said Oct. 14 that a third man was involved in the Sept. 27 robbery of his store. Two Lincoln residents, Justin Hawkins, 21, of the ...

Back to square one for police chief recruitment

Lincoln City Manager Matt Brower is still looking for the right person to run the Lincoln Police Department. Although city residents were introduced to three finalists for the job ...