(Papillion, NE) -- Papillion's Police Chief has accepted a new position and is leaving the Papillion Police Department.
On Thursday, the City of Papillion announced that Chief Scott Lyons had accepted the position of police chief for Belton, Missouri. Lyons has served as the Papillion Police Chief since 2015.
“Scott has expertly led the Papillion Police Department and achieved many accomplishments in his six years,” said Mayor David 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 has been named Interim Chief as the City of Papillion begins its search for its next Police Chief.