Lynn McDonald was raised in Comanche Texas and graduated from there in 1978. He then went on to attend Tarleton State University Police Academy and graduated in July 1986. Lieutenant started his career in March 1987 for Hood County Sheriff's Office as Patrol Officer. Lieutenant was given the opportunity to also work in Investigations and Civil and Warrants. in 2010 he earned the rank of Lieutenant and now oversees the day to day operations of Fleet Maintenance, Animal Control, Impound and Extradite of out of state inmates. Lieutenant has a Master Peace Officer's License and also holds a Mental Health Peace Officer's License. He has had advance training in Civil Process, Fugitive Extradition and Investigation.