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Meet Lynn Coleman
Lynn was born and raised in South Bend. After graduating from Washington High School and after a short stint building Army trucks at the AM General Plant, alongside his mother, he enrolled in classes at IUSB and later became a South Bend police officer. He served in the Police Department for 23 years, working in uniform patrol, gang crime and founding a juvenile division. After retiring as an Assistant Chief from SBPD, Lynn went to work for Mayor Steve Luecke, he served as Deputy Mayor where he worked on youth issues, served as the liaison to public safety and coordinated the Mayor’s neighborhood task force. He now works at Memorial Hospital as a community liaison with trauma services in the violence prevention program.
After nearly 40 years of service to his community, Lynn is running for Congress to bring some Hoosier values to Washington.
Lynn lives in South Bend with his wife, Myrtie. They have one son, Aaron, who lives in Chicago.