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Papillion Police Chief Scott Lyons resigns

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Posted at 12:32 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 13:32:26-05

PAPILLION, Neb. (KMTV) — The Papillion Police Department (PPD) will have an interim police chief following Chief Scott Lyons’ resignation.

Lyons submitted his resignation after accepting the same position in Belton, Missouri. The change comes after five years of service as acting police chief.

Papillon Mayor David Black thanked Lyons for his service and wished him luck in the future.

“Scott has expertly led the Papillion Police Department and achieved many accomplishments in his six years,” said Black. “He has sharpened the department’s focus on community-oriented policing and led PPD to achieving the reputable CALEA accreditation. I thank him for his impact and wish him well in his new role.”

Deputy Chief Chris Whitted will serve as Interim Chief while the city searches for someone to fill the position.

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