Chief of Police

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Dr. Warner "David" Lipscomb III
Chief of Police

phone: (804)632-1600

On November 2, 2017 members of the Bowling Green Town Council approved employment for Dr. Warner “David” Lipscomb III to become the new Police Chief.   Lipscomb brings over fourteen years of experience in law enforcement to include work with Richmond City Sheriff’s Office and Caroline County Sheriff’s Office.  

Dr. Lipscomb’s achievements in law enforcement include being recognized for four life-saving awards, five meritorious police conduct awards, one excellent police conduct award and four MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) awards for most DUI arrests.

Lipscomb was born and raised in the Scotchtown area of Hanover County.  He graduated from Patrick Henry High School, earned a master’s degree in Theology and went on to earn a doctorate in Theology/Divinity from Grace Theological Seminary in Loris, SC.  During his employment with the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office, Dr. Lipscomb served as the Police Chaplin.

Lipscomb stated, “I am looking forward to working for the Town of Bowling Green and fostering positive relationships among Town residents, staff and members of Council.”

Lipscomb and his wife, Ashley, reside in Caroline County and are the proud parents of four sons, Brandon 9, Blake 6, Jase 3, Jaxson 1 and are expecting another addition to their family due in April 2018.