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Posted on: September 12, 2022

Kootenai County Driver’s License Office to be Closed September 30

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The Driver’s License Office in Coeur d’Alene will be closed all day on Friday, September 30th.  It will resume normal operations starting the next Monday, October 3rd, 2022.  This closure will not affect the Post Fall...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Deputy Needs Assistance

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A 35 year old Kootenai County Deputy Sheriff has recently suffered a stroke and needs assistance. Deputy Yvonne Cress and her husband welcomed the birth of their child 2 months ago. Deputy Yvonne Cress, a U.S. Navy Veteran, has been with the Sheriff&r...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

DUI Task Force and Kootenai County Marine Deputies Ramp Up DUI Patrols

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Kootenai County, Idaho:  Starting Friday, July 1st 2022, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office Marine Division in conjunction with the North Idaho DUI Task force will be conducting extra patrols on the water and around Kootenai County&am...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Career Opportunities With the Sheriff's Office

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Please click here for a number of short videos showing the openings we have at the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Inmate Attempts to Escape Kootenai County Jail

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Kootenai County, ID:  On Sunday, April 3rd, 2022, at approximately 1:52 AM, inmate Jesse Spitzer made an attempt to escape from the Kootenai County Jail. 

Spitzer was in a one person cell when he was able to defeat his locked cell door. S...

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