Public safety

Deterioration of Lincoln Fire Department in 15 years is shocking

I am a retired firefighter with 35 years experience (25 years as a captain) in a large city, Oakland. After retiring in 2000, I moved to Lincoln where I became a volunteer assist ...

Our cops and our firefighters to stay ours

  Sometimes an easy decision takes a long time to reach. Such as whether to contract out public-safety services or keep them as is with the Lincoln police and fire departmen ...

Finance committee recommends keeping public safety services local

  The cliché, “you could hear a pin drop,” came to mind as Lincoln’s finance committee members weighed in on the subject of whether to keep public sa ...

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 ...

Priority is to keep public-safety services

So they are slurrying the streets in Lincoln. Fine, they certainly need it but….if I had to choose, I’d rather keep a policeman and or fireman for another year. D Goode, Lincol ...