Undersheriff Brent Colbert
Brent Colbert's law enforcement career began as a Detention Officer on May 2, 1995. Brent worked in the jail for eight years, attaining a rank of Sergeant and assigned as a Field Training Officer. In early 2003, Brent applied to become a Sworn Deputy and started his career in law enforcement on February 3, 2003. His first assignment was as a Resident Deputy in Lincoln. Brent was selected for Deputy of the Year in 2013. He applied for extra duty and was accepted as the Lewis & Clark County Sheriff's Office Reserve Liaison. He became a patrol sergeant in December, 2015. Brent was promoted to Special Operations Captain on December 10, 2018, and to Undersheriff on October 14, 2020. Brent is a Veteran-Airborne. He was deployed to Kuwait and received a Bronze Star for his service.