Lincoln Police department

Lincoln girl goes missing Sunday, found three hours later

Lincoln police officers, local volunteers and a helicopter from the Sacramento Police Department were called out Sunday to help find a reportedly missing girl, according to the Lin ...

Student on bicycle struck during morning rush hour

A Lincoln High School student riding his bike to school Tuesday morning was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle on Nicolaus Road near O Street. Jonah Angel, 16, a Lincoln ...

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 ...