Category: City Employees


On December 8th, two of Lincoln City’s own officers graduated from the Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) 372nd Basic Police Class.  Erik Anderson and K.C Claunts were among the graduates.

Officers Erik Anderson and K.C. Claunts joined the Lincoln City Police Department on May 15th, 2017 and entered the training program on August 14th, 2017.

The program is a 16-week training course that consists of report writing, tactics, pedestrian safety, firearms, ethics, elder abuse, drug recognition, cultural diversity, and many other aspects an officer could potentially encounter. During this time the graduates were tested both physically and academically.

On behalf of Lincoln City we congratulate and thank you both for your continued dedication and commitment to your community.  

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City Wins Prestigious Safety Award

Bronze Safety Award

The City of Lincoln City received a Bronze Safety Award at the League of Oregon Cities annual conference last week.

CIS (CityCounty Insurance Services) presented the award to City Councilor Susan Wahlke.

CIS safety awards are based on a Total Time-Loss-Index rating known as DART (Days Away, Restrictions and Transfers).  DART was created by OR-OSHA and is based on trends of more that 200,000 employee hours – and if those injuries and illnesses were severe enough to warrant Days Away, Restrictions and Transfers.

The benchmark for a city to qualify for a Bronze award is to amass at least 55,000 total work hours before a loss time injury occurs to an employee.