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Retired Castle Rock Police Chief Passes Away


“With great sadness, Retired Chief of Police Tony Lane, passed away last night,” Commander John Anderson of the Castle Rock Police Department announced this morning. Retired Chief of Police, Tony Lane, served the Castle Rock for 25 years before retiring in 2011.

With more than 45 years in Law Enforcement, Chief Lane started his career in Kansas in the mid 1960s before being brought on with the Lakewood Police Department. After moving a couple of times and taking numerous different positions, Chief Lane moved his family south and took on a job with the Castle Rock Police Department.

During his tenure as Police Chief, Tony Lane saw the city explode in population to almost 50,000 residents. Though growth sparked challenges, Chief Lane overcame arising difficulties and went on to improve the Town’s safety. One of the most notable achievements during his time with the CRPD was building a new police station at its current location.

After retirement, Chief Lane enjoyed spending time with his family and pursuing his passion for photography. Castle Rock owes a lot to Retired Police Chief Tony Lane. Along with his family, Chief Lane leaves behind an incredible legacy for our Town. He will be greatly missed.



Service details have not been released at this time.