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Department employees and interns have poured over historical documents and online archives to gather information on our chiefs. Follow the link under each name to learn more about the men that led the Lincoln Police Department to what it is today.


Marshals

Marshal Richardson 1870-1871
Marshal A.E. Hastings 1871-1872
Marshal John McManigal 1872-1873
Marshal Brad Ringer 1873-1874
Marshal Phillip Cooper 1874-1877
Marshal Thomas Carr 1877-1879


Chiefs

Chief Irving Lyman 1879-1881
Chief Luther Byer 1882-1884
Chief Chambers Beach 1884-1886
Chief Phillip Cooper 1887-1888
Chief William Carder 1888-1889
Chief Samuel Melick 1890-1891
Chief Oliver Dinges 1891-1892
Chief Louis Otto 1892-1893
Chief Phillip Cooper 1893-1895
Chief Samuel Melick 1895-1898
Chief James Parker 1898-1899
Chief Henry Hoagland 1899-1903
Chief Olen Routzahn 1903-1904
Chief Phillip Cooper 1905-1909
Chief Fred Rickard1909-1909
Chief James Malone 1909-1911
Chief Ernest Hunger 1911-1913
Chief James Malone 1914-1915
Chief Howard Antles 1915-1916
Chief James Malone 1916-1919
Chief Peter Johnstone 1919-1930
Chief Walter Anderson 1930-1933
Chief William Condit 1933-1935
Chief Walter Anderson 1935-1941
Chief Joe Carroll 1941-1975
Chief George Hansen 1975-1978
Chief B. Dean Leitner 1979-1988
Chief Allen Curtis 1988-1993
Chief Tom Casady 1994-2011
Chief Jim Peschong 2011-present