Don Hollingshead was born and raised in Laramie County, choosing this community to dedicate both his personal and professional life.
In 1995, Don started his law enforcement career at the Laramie County Sheriff’s Department, where he continues to serve. His first position was as a Detention Deputy. In 1998, he transferred to the Patrol Division and served 11 years along with his K-9 partner Gretta. Don was promoted to the rank of Patrol Sergeant in 2007 where he was tasked to supervise law enforcement activities for all Eastern and Western Laramie County. Don was promoted in 2011 to Patrol Lieutenant. In addition to various other duties, he supervised five patrol squads, K-9 Unit, SWAT team, Search and Rescue team, Mounted Patrol, Fire Investigations Unit and Explosive Disposal Unit.
In 2018, he transferred to the Detention Division, going back to his roots, but now in an administrative capacity. As Security Lieutenant he supervised all jail security functions, court security, as well as other day-to-day aspects of the Detention Center. In 2019, Don was promoted to the rank of Detention Captain, which increased his responsibilities to include all operational aspects of the Laramie County Detention Center, to include the Juvenile Services Center. In this position, he manages the largest portion of the Sheriff Department's multi-million budget and determines the most prudent way to allocate the funds entrusted to him by the citizens of Laramie County.
Please consider voting for Don Hollingshead for the next Laramie County Sheriff.