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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: May 13, 2022

Undersheriff Dan Mattos Retiring

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After 27+ years of service to the Citizens of Kootenai County and the Employees of the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office, Undersheriff Dan Mattos is hanging up his handcuffs and will enjoy retirement. Dan Mattos has been in Law Enforcement for 40 ...

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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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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Deputies Handle a Number of Auto Burglaries at Recreational Trail Heads

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Kootenai County, Idaho:  Over the past couple of days the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office has handled several auto burglaries at Higgens Point Trail Head and Nettleton Gulch Trail Head.  The vehicles either had their windows b...

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