Administrative Services

Office of the Chief

Chief Robert Lehner

Chief of Police
Chief Robert Lehner

Phone: (916) 627-3300
Email: rlehner@elkgrovepd.org

Chief Robert (Bob) Lehner has over 35 years of police experience in three states. His career started with the Tucson, Arizona Police Department in 1978 as a police officer recruit. Over the next 25 years, he served in or supervised every unit and division of this large agency, reaching the rank of Assistant Chief of Police and serving in that position five years before being named as police chief in Eugene, Oregon in January 2004.

From January 2004 through October 2008, Lehner served as the police chief of the Eugene Police Department, second largest city in Oregon. In October 2008, he was appointed to serve as the second-ever chief of the new Elk Grove Police Department (EGPD), a position he holds to this day.

Chief Lehner holds Bachelor of Science (BSBA) and Master of Business (MBA) degrees from the nationally-ranked Eller School of Business and Public Administration of the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is a graduate of several specialized professional programs including Certified Public Manager (CPM), the FBI National Academy (FBINA), PERF’s Senior Management Institute (SMIP), the University of Virginia’s Senior Executive Institute (SEI).

Chief Lehner has served on the Board of Directors of the police chief’s associations in both Oregon and California, recently concluding a term as Director at Large, an Executive Board position with the California Police Chiefs Association (CPCA). He remains a board member of CPCA as a Regional Representative.

The chief is a Kansas City Barbecue Society (KCBS) Certified Barbecue Judge (CBJ) and, in his spare time, has judged professional barbecue competitions in California, Arizona, and Nevada. Chief Lehner and his wife, Diane, have been married for 30 years and have two adult daughters.


Professional Standards

Lieutenant Art Olsen

Professional Standards
Lt. Art Olsen

Phone:
(916) 627-3309

Email:
aolsen@elkgrovepd.org

Sgt. Jeff Scott

Professional Standards
Sgt. Jeff Scott

Phone: (916) 478-8074

Email:
jscott@elkgrovepd.org