Growing up in South Bend

Lynn lives in South Bend with his wife, Myrtie. They have one son, Aaron, who lives in Chicago.

He was born and raised in South Bend. After graduating from Washington High School and 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 from the South Bend Police Department as Assistant Chief, Lynn served as Assistant Mayor under Mayor Steve Lueke. There, he worked to stop youth violence at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.

Community Servant

After nearly 40 years of service to his community, Lynn is running for Mayor of South Bend to bring common sense solutions our city.