September 2001: Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin, right, answers questions from Lawrence residents at the Lawrence Police Department substation. Neighborhood activists are pressuring Olin for a record of neighborhood crimes. Olin says he would like to comply, but computer complications and limited funds prevent him from doing so.
October 2001: Lawrence police chief Ron Olin, left, and Mayor Mike Rundle listen to a discussion about bioterrorism. Olin and Rundle were among more than 250 people who attended a forum Monday at the Kansas
University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
July 2002: Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin updates the media on the investigation into a double homicide. Olin offered few details but said police detectives had developed a "working theory" into the slayings Thursday of Pete Wallace and Wyona Chandlee.
March 2003: Paula Phillips, Douglas County Emergency Preparedness director, talks with Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin before a meeting with local officials at the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center. Officials met to talk over what precautions to take in the event of war with Iraq.
July 2003: Protest marchers are greeted by Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin on a march to the Lawrence Holidome. The marchers were protesting what they called "elitists" at a $500-a-plate dinner at the Lawrence
Holidome that was honoring former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
November 2003: Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin, center, is briefed by two of his detectives, Lance Flachsbarth, left, and John Hanson, during a meeting in the Investigations Division at the Lawrence Police Department offices at 4820 W. 15th Street. Olin, nearing his 16th anniversary as chief, meets twice a week with his detectives.
August 2004: Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin, left, and an unidentified police officer watch over the crowd at Abe & Jake's Landing, 8 E. Sixth St. Olin said police were joined by Douglas County Sheriff's officers, Kansas Highway Patrol and the Kansas University Public Safety Office in providing security for Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards' Lawrence visit.
February 2006: A grim-faced Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin, right, passes by City Manager Mike Wildgen as he leaves a press conference about Sunday's early morning shootings in downtown Lawrence, which left 46-year-old Robert E. Williams dead and injured a 22-year-old man.
November 2006: Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin attempts to photograph a protester, who, along with others, blocked all lanes of New Hampshire Street at the intersection with Seventh Street on Wednesday during 5 o'clock traffic. The protesters handed out fliers raising awareness about oppression in Oaxaca, Mexico.
December 2006: Officer Shannon Riggs, left, receives the Medal of Valor from Police Chief Ron Olin during the Police Awards and Graduation ceremony at the Springhill Suites. Riggs and several other officers received awards Friday night for their acts of service.
May 2009: Lawrence police chief Ron Olin, pictured in west Lawrence, is a part of the federal InterAgency Board that advises federal agencies on how to make local communities safer.
June 2009: Police Chief Ron Olin along with Lawrence Police work the scene of a possible attempted murder in the 1100 block of Hilltop Drive about 8 a.m. Tuesday. The police were called to the home about 1:10 a.m after a Lawrence woman reported that she had been beaten with a bat.
September 2009: Lawrence Police chief Ron Olin, from left, Douglas County Sheriff Ken McGovern, Kansas University Public Safety Office Chief Ralph Oliver and Kansas Attorney General Steve Six visit during a forum on personal safety Wednesday at Kansas University.