Police

Stores have different policies on dogs on site

After a dog recently bit a toddler at the Lowe’s Home Improvement store in Lincoln, The News Messenger asked that store, another Lincoln home-improvement store and local auth ...

Keep our police and fire staff local

Sometimes the obvious solution becomes buried as bureaucratic conversations go nowhere over a period of months.  And often, the answer has been there all along, since the begi ...

Fishing Derby fast approaching

The Lincoln Police Activities League will hold its fourth annual fishing derby Sept. 19, and space is fast filling up. The event is sponsored by the Lincoln Kiwanis Club, PAL and ...

A new face at high schools

Officer Tim Jaekel of the Lincoln Police Department said he has always wanted to work with children. Jaekel, 36, will achieve that goal as the new youth services officer for Linco ...

'Golden Handshakes' a possibility

City Council unanimously voted to take the first step to offering “Golden Handshake” retirement incentives Tuesday. The incentive could prevent further layoffs of city staff, ...

Lincoln safest city in county

The Lincoln Police Department has a lot to smile about, as the city of Lincoln has the lowest violent crime percentage in Placer County. Comparing statistics from the California D ...

Shooting ruled justifiable

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office has determined that the Jan. 1 shooting by Rocklin Police and California Highway Patrol officers of Gregory Gifford was justifiable. ...

Cops nab burglar

Roger Haka was surprised to come home Thursday and find his front yard full of police and sheriff’s cars and an ambulance. “I thought, ‘Holy cow. What happened?’ ” Haka s ...

Cops celebrate city's birthday

The Lincoln Police Department has gotten itself into a hairy situation. To raise awareness of Lincoln’s 150th birthday, officers from Chief of Police Brian Vizzusi on down are g ...

Chief Jimenez laid to rest

Known as the father of the Lincoln Police Department’s community policing activities, Chief Robert Jimenez, was laid to rest July 16 at the Lincoln Cemetery. “He was the epito ...