On March 2, 2015, Scott Lyons became the Chief of Police for the City of Papillion, Nebraska. Chief Lyons is a law enforcement executive with twenty-seven (27) years of law enforcement experience with a wide range of experiences including over 11 years at the command level. He grew up in Blue Springs, Missouri where he graduated from Blue Springs High School in 1985. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1989 and a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Central Missouri in 1994. Chief Lyons began his law enforcement career in 1990 with the Raytown, Missouri Police Department. In 1995, he joined Lee’s Summit, Missouri Police Department which, at the time, was the fastest growing community in the Midwest. Chief Lyons is a graduate of two command schools for law enforcement executives: Northwest University School of Staff and Command in 2007 (Class #241) and Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy in 2011 (Class #244). He has also been a member of the Patrol and Tactical Operations Committee for the International Association of Chief of Police since 2016 as well as a member of the Police Executive Research Forum. In his free time, Chief Lyons enjoys Royals baseball, traveling, and spending time with family.
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