The Lincoln Police Department is committed to providing quality and professional law enforcement services to the Lincoln community. Our level of service would not possible without the support of the local community and town government. We operate 24 hours a day providing both emergency and non-emergency services to a population of 6,500 residents. We also serve the military and civilian population of Hanscom Air Force Base.

Our Mission

The Lincoln Police Department continually strives to enhance the quality of life in Lincoln by working to create a safe and secure environment. Our mission is accomplished through pride in our profession, confidence in our knowledge, respect for all, and compassion for all victims. We strive to enforce the laws of The Commonwealth in a fair and professional manner and to be engaged with the community so that we remain responsive to its needs. Our community-oriented approach includes a focus beyond traditional law enforcement activities and has us working with other towns and regional organizations to help us meet the human and social needs of our teens, families, and seniors.

A Message from the Chief

The Lincoln Police Department is a community service law enforcement agency which continually strives to enhance the quality of life in Lincoln by working to create a safe and secure community environment. The department focuses on quality of life issues while being responsive to the needs of the community. We are open to new ideas and are willing to share our resources.

It is my honor and privilege to serve this community and lead a department whose members serve with great pride and compassion. In order to deliver the highest quality
of police services, the department relies on the following core values: maintaining high standards of integrity, morals and ethics, protecting constitutional rights, mutual cooperation and respect and problem solving through cooperation and collaboration. I welcome your comments on your interactions with our staff.

This site has been designed to help you learn more about our department, community concerns, inform you of incidents and events and to provide you with links to various websites and resources. Please take time to browse our site to learn about the services we can provide. We appreciate any suggestions or ideas that you may have to help us better serve the community.


A. Kevin Kennedy
Chief of Police