SHERIFF - TOM NESTOR
UNDERSHERIFF- GORDON D. NALL
CORPORAL D. ZANE NESTOR

COMMUNICATIONS SUPERVISOR
CORPORAL COLE BRITTON

JAIL SUPERVISOR
Sheriff Tom Nestor

Was elected Lincoln County Sheriff and took over office in 2007.

Sheriff Nestor Has worked for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office full time since June 1989.  Tom started out working in the old
county jail on 7th street in Hugo and worked there until the opening of the new facility on 3rd avenue.  Tom continued to work
in the county jail and dispatch where he was the dispatch supervisor until 1993.  

In 1993 Tom attended the Colorado State University law enforcement academy to become Colorado POST certified.  After
graduation Tom returned back home to Lincoln County where he went on patrol for the county.  

In 2002 Tom was appointed Undersheriff by current Sheriff Leroy L. Yowell and proudly served that position until Sheriff Yowell
decided to retire after 32 years of service.

Sheriff Nestor is proud to serve the county in which he has grown up in and is striving to maintain the county’s rural values
while understanding changes in our society.  Sheriff Nestor takes pride in being a Sheriff who is willing to go on patrol along
side of his deputies.  
Corporal Zane Nestor

was appointed Communications Manager and with that appointed Corporal in 2008.

Corporal Nestor Has worked for the Lincoln County Sheriffs Office since 1999, with a two year break from 2006 to 2007
while he worked for AirLife Denver, an Air Medical Transport Company.

  • Zane was awarded the 2008 & 2011 Plains to Peaks Region "Dispatcher of the Year" award  

  • Zane was also awarded "E.M.D Dispatcher of the Year 2008" for all of Colorado

Zane enjoys giving back to the Community that has grown up in, and tries to serve every aspect of its people, including:

  • Chief Deputy Coroner for Lincoln County
  • and the Air Branch Director (ABDR (t) ) for the Eastern Colorado Incident Management Team
  • ARRL DEPUTY E.C. FOR NE REGION
  • Amateur radio operator KD0OXV
  • Current IC for the Lincoln County Incident Management Team
CAPTAIN - CLINT TWEDEN
Clint started with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in November of 2010.   
He started his law enforcement career with the US Air Force Security Police and continued in the Air Force Reserves with the
Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI).  He started his civilian career with the Grand County Sheriff’s Office in 1975.  In 1977,
he moved to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office and retired as a Lieutenant.  He is a graduate of Northwestern University’s
School of Police Staff and Command and a graduate of their Executive Management Program.  He is currently serving as the Jail
Commander for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
, and is currently serving as the Vice-President of the Colorado Jail
Association or (CJA).
103 3rd Avenue
P.O. Box 10
Hugo, CO. 80821
Corporal Cole Britton

was appointed
Jail Corporal in 2008.

Corporal B
ritton Has worked for the Lincoln County Sheriffs Office since 2005,

  • Cole is currently serving on the Board Of Directors for Transports Across Colorado or (TAC)
Undersheriff Gordon D. Nall

Was a
ppointed Lincoln County Undersheriff  in 2007.