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Donna L. Dennison 2007 - Present

Donna

Dennison served as the Sheriff of Knox County, having won her first election in 2006 and her bid for re-election in 2010, becoming the first female Sheriff in the State of Maine and the first democratic Sheriff in decades. Sheriff Dennison grew up in the mid-coast area. She began her career in law enforcement with the Knox County Sheriff's Office in 1985 as a corrections officer at the  Donna Dennison being sworn in as Sheriff by Dedimus Justice Linda Lasko-Hall on January 3, 2011 to start her second term in office. Donna Dennison being sworn in as Sheriff by Dedimus Justice Linda Lasko-Hall on January 3, 2011 to start her second term in office. Knox County Jail. Over the next 20 years she worked her way up through the various ranks from dispatcher, patrol deputy, patrol supervisor and then detective.  She retired effective December 31, 2018.

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Donna Dennison being sworn in as Sheriff by Dedimus Justice Richard Robbins on December 28, 2006 to start her term on January 1, 2007.


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Donna Dennison being congratulated by outgoing Sheriff Dan Davey on December 28, 2006 just after she was sworn in.


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Donna Dennison being sworn in as Sheriff by Dedimus Justice Linda Lasko-Hall on January 3, 2011 to start her second term in office.