Spalding-based police inspector Jim Tyner is heading to Skegness for three months to be a temporary chief inspector for East Lindsey.
Insp Tyner, who takes up his the post in mid-March, said: “I am very excited about taking on my new challenge and I’m looking forward to working in East Lindsey.
“However Spalding is still my home and I expect to return here in the future.”
It’s not yet known who will take over his duties at Spalding.
Insp Tyner was a temporary chief inspector seconded to the National Policing Improvement Agency in London from June 2009 to November 2010 and staff officer for Chief Constable Neil Rhodes from November 2010 to December 2011, when he came to Spalding to work on community patrol, the response side of police work.
He took on his current role as community policing inspector in January 2013.