Sheriff Dotson is pleased to announce that effective November 16th Senior Deputy Dave Shanks was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the Patrol Division. He was sworn in by Sheriff Dotson on January 03, 2012.
Deputy Dave Shanks has been a highly respected member of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office since 1986. In addition to his patrol duties, he is an instructor in police fitness testing, and a Field Training Officer responsible for training new deputies.
Your Sheriff’s Office has four patrol sergeants. It just so happens that now two have the same last name. Sergeant Dave Shanks and Sergeant Adam Shanks are not related.
Sheriff Dotson stated, “Sergeant Dave Shanks is a role model with great character and leadership skills.”