Lincoln PD swears in first female Police Chief

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The new Lincoln Police Chief, Teresa Ewins, was sworn in Monday Morning. 

According to a social media post by LPD, her badge was pinned on by her brother and sister who traveled from out of state. 

She was joined by other law enforcement officers from across the country. 

Lincoln Police say Chief Ewins makes history as the first female police chief of the city of Lincoln.

Prior to becoming Chief of Police, Ewins was the highest-ranking LGBT officer with the San Francisco Police Department.