Laramie County Sheriff Danny Glick recently named Linda Gesell as the first-ever woman to reach the rank of Captain in that agency.

Glick says Gesell has earned the promotion by excelling in a variety of jobs in her 25 year career with the agency. Glick says that includes  being in charge of training programs, heading the detective division, and being one of the lead investigators on crimes against children, among other duties.

Glick says Gesell has '' done a good job for the sheriff's office. She's always been at the head of everything she's done", adding "she's earned this position".