Second in command under Sheriff Brad White is Chief Deputy, Major Leslie Holmes. Major Holmes oversees the day to day operations of all divisions of the Lamar County Sheriff's Office. This includes Uniform Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Administrative Services, Jail and E-911.
Major Holmes is a long time Sheriff’s Office employee. She is originally from Wharton, Texas, where she attended Wharton Community College, and she has made Lamar County her home since 1998. She is a veteran of the United States Army, honorably discharged in September 1997 and she began her law enforcement career with Lamar County as a Jailer in March 1998. Since that time she has held the positions of Booking Sergeant, Patrol Deputy, Patrol Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant and Patrol Captain. She has been nominated on two occasions for the honor of Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and is also active in the Bethel Baptist Church.
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