Holly Nicholson-Kluth was sworn in as Undersheriff on July 23, 2014. She had previously served as the Chief of the Administrative Services Bureau, which includes Detentions and Court Security, Civil and Warrants, Information Technology and Dispatch, since the beginning of 2009. She started her career with the Sheriff’s Office in 1989 in the Patrol division. During her years with Douglas County she has served in numerous positions in both Investigations and Patrol, and prior to her transfer to the Administrative Services Bureau she spent the previous 4 years as the Chief of the Law Enforcement Bureau.
Her interests and special training have included crimes against children, computer crimes, technology, and leadership. She served as Director of the Colorado Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory from 2001 through 2004. Holly has specialized training in Computer Forensics and holds her A+ Computer certification. She has a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice and holds her Masters Degree from Regis University in Psychology with studies in Forensic and Organizational Psychology, as well as Adult Learning and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.
Most recently, Holly’s interests have been in the area of health and wellness programs and incentives for employees and ways new technology can benefit the citizens of Douglas County and make operations more efficient.
Holly lives in Douglas County and is married with two children.