Meet The Sheriff

January 2013
Sheriff;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p80
The article profiles Sheriff Donna Dennison of Knox County, Maine. She was elected sheriff in 2006, the first female sheriff in the state of Maine. It mentions that she started a Pod Dog Program, which involves a golden retriever dog living in the pods with the inmates whom are responsible for the dog's care, at the Knox County Sheriff's Office and Correctional Facility. It notes that Dennison started her career in law enforcement as a correction officer and dispatcher in a local jail in 1985.


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