|Lynn George Adams was born in Hopbottom,
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, on July 8,
1880. Adams was an original member of Department of State Police. He enlisted in
15, 1905 and given an appointment as sergeant by Colonel John C. Groome at Troop A
On August 25, 1922, Adams bestowed upon the Deputy Superintendent the rank of
(This was the initial use of that rank in the Department's history)
Adams created the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Information (BCI&I) and
Captain Wilson C. Price to serve as the bureau's first chief.
In 1939, Lynn G. Adams rejoined the ranks, this time to head the Motor
Adams did not change his views towards politicians and blocked any moves aimed at
influencing Motor Police operations.
In 1939, Col. Adams moved the horses which were
stabled at 20th and Herr Street to the
Hershey Training School.
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