Lincoln Police Department

Kenny Watson is new Lincoln Police reserve police officer

A new reserve police officer has been added to the Police Department, according to Lincoln Police Chief Paul Shelgren. On Aug. 31, Kenneth Watson was sworn in during a ceremony off ...

Rocklin assists with Lincoln tanker fire

After the Lincoln Police station was shut down when a tanker fire forced the evacuation of downtown Lincoln, dispatch operations were moved to Rocklin’s police headquarters on Ro ...

Dispatchers under a lot of stress

Stress and an inconsistent work environment are two reasons that Melissa Reali recently left her position as a Lincoln police dispatcher. Reali’s last day was June 24. “I would ...

Police layoffs postponed to January

Tuesday’s City Council meeting was tense as Lincoln City Manager Jim Estep asked for a five-minute recess to amend the city’s proposed 2011-12 budget and postpone seven police ...

Police ride-alongs open to councilmembers

Ride-alongs with the Lincoln Police Department are an option for all five City Councilmen, according to Lincoln Police Chief Paul Shelgren. “The councilpersons know we are open t ...

Officer-per-thousand formulas and other myths

As a former deputy sheriff/coroner and police officer in California, I am interested in public safety. The latest Lincoln City Council action is to lay off four police officers. L ...

More police cuts on the way

City Council will soon have to decide how many police officers to cut as the council continues to balance Lincoln’s budget. City Manager Jim Estep said Monday that the May 10 C ...

Future PD station eyed

Lincoln’s finest could be housed next to the Lincoln Crossing Clubhouse as soon as 10 years from now. The city of Lincoln’s public safety committee met last Thursday to discuss ...

SWAT team comes to Foskett Ranch neighborhood

Lincoln’s Foskett Ranch residents were startled last Thursday morning and afternoon to see a SWAT team and a drug-sniffing dog in their neighborhood. Roseville’s Crime Suppress ...

Interim police chief appointed

A decision was made Tuesday about who will serve as Lincoln’s next top cop. Lincoln Police Lt. Paul Shelgren will serve as Lincoln’s interim chief of police after current inter ...