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Grass Valley Cop Becomes Lincoln Police Chief

Grass Valley’s loss is Lincoln’s gain. Police Captain Rex Marks is stepping down from the force to become the Police Chief for the city of Lincoln. Grass Valley Police Chief John Foster says this is an excellent opportunity for Marks…

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The 47 year-old Marks lives in Lincoln with his wife and four children. Foster says it’s a little bittersweet for him to see Marks leave…

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Marks has been in law enforcement for over 20 years, including the last six in Grass Valley. He spent 12 years in the Grand Rapids, Michigan Police Department and worked his way up to captain, and then served two years as the Police Chief of Hopewell, Virginia. Marks is scheduled to start his new job next month. Foster says the vacancy created by Marks’ departure will be filled from within the department.

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